Jaari, is the new internet sensation and is creating quite a buzz as it staved off a possible terror attack in Assam. Jaari is a female tracker dog of the Indian Army who helped the force in recovering a huge cache of arms and ammunition from the Panbari Reserve Forest in Chirang district of Assam on September 24th, 2019.
The dog, a three-year-old black Labrador, led forces to the exact location deep inside the forest where the explosives and weapons were hidden underground. Jaari sniffed the ground all the way to the spot and led her handler Bitu Patro, a Lance Daffader in the Indian Army.
After the recovery, Chirang Police told Time8 that the arms and ammunition belong to a faction of the Nationalist Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB-S) which has been declared as a terrorist organization by the government.
Jaari was acknowledged for her contribution to the Army and was also praised by many after her pictures were posted on social media by the Army. “Indian Army unit in a joint #Op with police &SSB recovered huge cache of arms, amn, explosives & warlike stores from Panbari Reserve Forest, Assam on 24 Sep. The contribution of #Indian Army Tracker dog “Jaari” was remarkable to locate the cache,” tweeted Eastern Command of the Indian Army.
Soon after the photos were tweeted, netizens came together to hail Jaari and many requested for an award for the dog.
The operation was jointly led by a unit of Indian Army along with the Assam police and forces of Sashastra Seema Bal on September 24th, 2019.
It may be mentioned, Jaari was inducted into active service in 2018 and she has undergone rigorous training for six months at Noble 19, a dog training unit of the Indian Army.
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