Dog bites bomb hidden in bushes, head blown off after it explodes
Chittariparamba (Kannur): Two dogs were killed while they tried to bite country-made bombs hidden behind bushes here. The incident took place on Wednesday afternoon near Chunda-Ammarambu colony road.
Two dogs that accompanied a man to a rubber plantation were killed when they took the country bombs in their mouth and it exploded. The first explosion occurred when one of the dogs bit the bomb that was covered in plastic bag and hidden behind the bushes. The dog’s head was detached from its neck under the impact of the blast and fell 10 metres away.
The locals and labourers nearby came running on hearing the sound of explosion. While they were watching, the second dog went on to bite another cover from the bushes and it blasted with a loud noise.
Kannavam police and bomb squad conducted a search operation in the place as informed by the locals. One bomb was found from the place and was neutralised. Following the explosions, the labourers stopped working in the compound where the bombs were found.