A bloodline of loyalty And rigorous training = Zoom
Late on Sunday night after receiving specific input about the presence of terrorists there from a trusted source.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Tangpawa area of the South Kashmir.
Zoom has been part of many active operations in South Kashmir.
An Army assault dog was on Monday critically injured during an encounter between security forces and terrorists in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir.
Security forces launched a cordon and search operation in the Tangpawa area of the south Kashmir district late on Sunday night after receiving specific input about the presence of terrorists there.
On Monday morning, the army sent its assault dog named Zoom inside the house where the terrorists were holed up.
“Zoom is a highly trained, ferocious, and committed canine. Has been trained to locate and bring down terrorists, Zoom has been part of many active operations in south Kashmir, they said.
On Monday, Zoom, as usual, was tasked to clear the house where terrorists were hiding, during the operation, the canine received two gunshots and was critically injured,” Zoom identified and attacked the terrorists during which the canine received two gunshots.
The officials, however, said the canine kept on fighting and performing his task which resulted in the killing of two terrorists. Two Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists were killed in the encounter, while many soldiers were also injured during the cross fire.
According to reports, the slain duo were involved in several terror crime cases, including attacks on police and security forces and civilian atrocities. Incriminating materials, including arms and ammunition, were recovered from the site of encounter.
“Inspite of having such severe injuries, the brave soldier continued his task he was assigned, which resulted in neutralization of two terrorists.
Zoom was rushed to the Army’s Vet Hospital here where the canine is currently under treatment, the officials told the media.