A 26/11 hero dog, who helped police officials in detecting bombs during the Mumbai terror attacks, passed away on July 23. The dog named as ‘Tiger’ retired last year. Animal lover Fizzah Shah took care of Tiger along with other retired police dogs in her Virar farmhouse.
Report TOI, Tiger the black labrador who had made the Fizzah Farms in Virar his home since May 2015 was suffering from lung infection. He was on regular treatment for lung infection but his condition worsened on Friday night.
“It was the most beautiful experience of my life to have our brave soldiers in my farm. I am fortunate,” Animal activist Fizzah Shah told ANI. Shah also recalled after Tiger’s childhood buddy and colleague Sultan passed away in the farm, Tiger became lonely.
Tiger was part of the pack of dogs under the Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad (BDDS) in Mumbai who helped sniff out bombs during the 26/11 terror attacks, and is the third dog from the group to have passed away in the past four months. Caesar is the only sniffer dog of the 26/11 Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad (BDDS) team left in the farm.
Tiger’s funeral was performed in Mumbai with full state honours. The funeral was attended by other dogs, who stayed in the farm with Tiger, including Caesar.