Three canines deployed with the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) returned from Kabul after being airlifted from the nation which has been taken over by the Taliban.
The three canine — Maya, Bobby and Roobi — had been dropped at the Air Power Station Jamnagar in Gujarat by the IAF C-17 plane that evacuated a number of Indians.
On Wednesday, the canine reached ITBP’s Chawala Camp to “acquainted smells and sounds” after serving the nation for 3 years in Afghanistan.
As per sources, the three canine had been deployed as a part of the bomb detection squad for the Indian Embassy in Kabul.
The canine, aged between 5 and 6 years, would sniff objects and areas to alert officers of any attainable menace.
ITBP officers stated that the canines carried out their responsibility with “bravery, skilled competence and fierce loyalty” to the troops.
The canine had been answerable for detecting many improvised explosive units (IEDs) and managed to save lots of the lives of not solely Indian diplomats but in addition Afghan locals, officers stated.
The organisation additionally hailed the efforts of head constables Kishan Kumar, Bijendra Singh and Atul Kumar, and members of the K9 wing, who dealt with and supervised the three canine.
“The canine are very comfortable now that they’re again. They appear to be joyful about the truth that they’re in acquainted territory with identified smells, sights and sounds. They did a beautiful job and made our troops very proud with their devoted work. We hope they may proceed to serve us of their finest capability,” stated an official. Maya is a Labrador whereas Bobby is a Doberman and Ruby belongs to the Malinois breed. The canine have been described as disciplined, skilled and have labored with “zero error” throughout their time in Kabul.
The three canine have been educated on the Nationwide Coaching Centre for Canines (NTCD) Bhanu, an elite canine coaching college in Haryana’s Panchkula.
All of the canines educated on the institute are deployed on rotational foundation as per requirement. After Maya, Bobby and Roobi get pleasure from their break, they are going to be given a recent posting.