On Sunday, news broke that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a military operation. In line with this, United States President Donald Trump thanked the doggo, a Belgian Malinois that aided in the killing of the Islamic State leader, through a tweet. The doggo is hailed as a hero by many and is the latest addition to the war dogs that have fought alongside the military men.
– A military dog was closing in on Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
– However, the Islamic State leader committed suicide before the dog could attack him.
– The dog is being hailed a hero and…
The dog’s name is classified. Allegedly, al-Baghdadi was cornered in a darkened tunnel in Syria. The dog closed in on the Islamic State leader but before the dog could attack, the former killed himself with a suicide vest. The doggo suffered from minor injuries and is already back to work.
This is not the first time that a doggo helped in military operations and was hailed a hero. War dogs have been a constant companion of the military men deployed in war-torn areas. These dogs, however, cannot stay in the battlefield forever. They have to retire and later placed in anew homes if they are fit to be rehomed. Sometimes, however, they live with their former handlers.
Read more of the other heroic war dogs from the interesting article written by Alex Horton at – https://www.washingtonpost.com/