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Gulistan blast: RAB dog gets award for heroic role

News Desk Admin1 2023-03-20, 8:06pm

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A dog of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has been awarded for its heroic role in rescue operation after a massive explosion in a 7-storey building in the capital’s Siddique Bazar area recently.



A dog of Rapid Action Battalion (RAB) has been awarded for its heroic role in rescue operation after a massive explosion in a 7-storey building in the capital’s Siddique Bazar area recently.

For the first time in Bangladesh, ‘Cheetah’, a member of the Dog squad of the RAB,  received RAB Director General Award for its heroic role, said ASP Imran Khan of Media wing of RAB headquarters.

Earlier on March 7, three teams of RAB dog squad along with other members of the elite force joined the rescue operation following the deadly blast.

The dog had important role in recovering three bodies from the damaged building, Imran Khan added.

Earlier, on March 7, a massive explosion in the 7-storey building near a BRTC bus counter in the capital’s Gulistan area left at least 24 people dead and over 100 injured.