Chennai dog saves lives of 6 train commuters
news Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - 05:30
The News Minute| September 10, 2014| 03.30 pm IST When it rains in Chennai, itâ€™s usually a cause for joy. It would not have been so for six train commuters in Chennai on Tuesday but for a dog that saved their lives, reported The Times of India. Six train commuters who had detrained from the Gummidipoondi-Chennai Central local train almost stepped into a puddle of water, when a dog started barking to warn them. When the passengers paid no heed to the dog, it leaped into the water and instantly turned lifeless, said TOI. Commuters and passers-by then noticed the high-voltage wire lying in the water and were taken aback by the dogâ€™s sacrifice. The dog, however, has left behind a litter of pups, just 10-days-old. The pups were found by the railway officials who then handed them over to Blue Cross. As people heard about the dogâ€™s death and the pups left behind, many came forward to adopt the pups, and soon enough all of them were adopted, said the report.Â
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