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Last surviving 26/11 dog Caesar dies, buried with full state honour

ANI  |  Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India] 

Caesar, the last surviving dog of the 26/11 Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad of the Police, passed away on Thursday after prolong illness.

Caesar, a Labrador, died around 9.30 a.m. at Fizzah Farm in near Mumbai, where he was buried with full state honour with his body covered with Tricolour.

Caesar was depressed since his colleagues Tiger, Max and Sultan passed away in last four months at the farm.

"The brave, alert & efficient Caeser will be remembered fondly for his services. An emotional moment for all of us @MumbaiPolice #RIPCaeser (sic)," tweeted CP Police.

"Services of retired member of dog squad, during 26/11 wil b unforgettable. We will miss our hero immensely #RIPCaeser (sic)," tweeted the Police.

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First Published: Thu, October 13 2016. 23:11 IST