Zanjeer, the labrador: Unlikely hero of 1993 Mumbai blasts

Zanjeer, a golden labrador, saved thousands of lives during the serial bomb blasts in the city in March 1993 by detecting more than 3,329 kgs of the explosive RDX, 600 detonators, 249 hand grenades and 6406 rounds of live ammunition. He was buried with full honours during a ceremony attended by senior police officials.

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Zanjeer, the labrador: Unlikely hero of 1993 Mumbai blasts

 

Zanjeer the labrador Unlikely hero of 1993 Mumbai blasts

A senior police officer lays a floral wreath on Mumbai's most famous dog Zanjeer, who worked with the Bomb Squad, following his death from bone cancer in the city, November 17, 2000.
Zanjeer, a golden labrador, saved thousands of lives during the serial bomb blasts in the city in March 1993 by detecting more than 3,329 kgs of the explosive RDX, 600 detonators, 249 hand grenades and 6406 rounds of live ammunition. He was buried with full honours during a ceremony attended by senior police officials. Reuters

 

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