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Prince and Sheru, Two Brave Heart Dogs from 26/11 Are No More

The stories from terrorists attacks from 26/11 will never die, the stories of our brave hearts who lost their lives are carved in stone.  In last few weeks we lost two heroes who lived through 26/11 terrorist attacks. Sheru, stray dog hit by 26/11 terrorist’s bullet, died at animal hospital this week and in November, retired sniffer dog Prince died..

Sheru, the stray dog who was hit by a bullet in the 26/11 terror attack, died of a cardiac arrest at the animal hospital in Parel around 7.30 on Saturday morning reported TOI.


Sheru, the stray canine which lived on the streets outside CST, one of the spots targeted by the terrorists, had been admitted to the animal hospital soon after it was hit by a gunman’s bullet in the 26/11 terror attack six years ago. Sheru had been hit by two bullets. One of the bullets in Sheru’s back was extricated during a surgery conducted at the hospital while the other was still lodged in his neck.

Prince, a Labrador, was trained as a sniffer dog for the Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad (BDDS) of the Mumbai police. He retired in August after spending almost his entire life working for the squad. The canine was successful in locating four live bombs and 17 hand grenades during the 26/11 siege. He had also assisted with investigation of the 2006 Mumbai train blasts.


Prince, a retired sniffer dog of city police’s bomb detection and disposal squad,  had played a key role in detecting four live bombs and 17 hand grenades during the 26/11 terror attacks. Prince was given a 21-gun salute.

Sheru’s funeral is slated to be held around noon at the animal hospital today.


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