Caesar, 26/11 hero dog, Dies


Caesar, the famed sniffer dog of Mumbai police who saved several lives amid the 26/11 dread assaults, Died today at a ranch in Mumbai's suburb Virar.

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Eleven-year-old Caesar was the sole surviving police dog from a quartet which served amid the 26/11 assault. His kindred canine squad partners Tiger, Sultan and Max passed away in the previous couple of months.

After his amigo Tiger's death, he went into dejection and was conceded in Parel's animal hospital in June. After treatment he was sent back to animal activist Fizzah Shah's ranch in Virar where he spent his life in retirement, said DCP Ashok Dudhe, police representative.

He passed on of a heart attack.

"The brave, ready and effective Caesar will be recalled affectionately for his services. An enthusiastic moment for every one of us," Mumbai police official Datta Padsalgikar said in his tribute on Twitter.

The resigned Labrador was a piece of Mumbai police's Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad (BDDS) from 2005 to 2013. Amid the terror attacks in Mumbai which began on November 26, 2008, Caesar saved several lives when he sniffed out two hand explosives left by the terrorists at the busy CST railway station.

Caesar was additionally a piece of pursuit group at Nariman House, where terrorists were stayed for three days.

Prior he was additionally squeezed into administration for bomb-seek operation after the 2006 serial prepare impacts and July 2011 serial impacts in Mumbai.

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