Military Remembers Courageous Canine Kent Who Died Saving Soldier From Terrorists

Kent was a 6-year-old Labrador.

New Delhi:

As tributes started to pour in for Kent, the Military canine who sacrificed her life to guard her handler throughout a terrorist encounter, the Indian military additionally remembered its hero canine with a video.

On Tuesday, the six-year-old Labrador was main a gaggle of troopers throughout a search operation in Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri when the terrorists opened fireplace at them. To protect her handler from the gunfire, Kent laid down her personal life.

To recollect her final sacrifice, the Indian Military shared a video of the courageous canine on obligation, doing what she was educated to do, lead troopers in a search op drill.

The video reveals a decided Kent on the hunt for an intruder as a gaggle of troopers comply with her alongside thick bushes close to a forest. The canine sniffs out the intruder’s path and rapidly leads the officers to a patch of tall bushes. Kent barks and alerts the troopers because the intruder emerges along with his palms within the air. The canine leaps on the man and as soon as troopers encompass him, takes her place close to her handler.

The information of the courageous canine’s dying was shared broadly on social media with many saluting her “supreme sacrifice” and unconditional dedication.

Lest We Overlook India, an X deal with devoted to recollect heroes who died for the nation, additionally shared a heartfelt put up for Kent.

” Unhappy information coming in-. Courageous Canine Warrior KENT of 21 Military Canine Unit laid down her life serving in ongoing OP SUJALIGALA at Rajouri, J&Okay earlier right this moment – 12 September 2023. Keep in mind the 4 legged silent warrior – her service and supreme sacrifice for the Nation,” the put up learn.

Lt Gen PR Kumar, former Military Aviation Director Common, additionally paid tributes to the canine, calling her a “Courageous Yodha (Warrior)”. “My heartfelt salute to you Courageous Yodha Kent. As regular as a soldier and canine, you served past the decision of obligation and made the final word sacrifice. You’ll stay ‘Man’s greatest Buddy’ perpetually,” he wrote in a put up on X, previously Twitter.