Caught on Video: Mumbai Police officer saves dog from drowning in monsoon flooding

Written by on July 6, 2019 in Critter MIA - No comments

Monsoon flooding has battered parts of India with Mumbai particularly hard hit.

At least 30 people have been killed and some are still missing, as country’s financial capital endures some of the worst monsoon flooding in more than a decade as heavy rains slam the region.

Amid the deluge, Mumbai Police stopped to save a dog from drowning. And, the heartwarming rescue is caught on video.

The pooch, struggling against rising flood water, is scooped up by police and taken to safety.

Mumbai Police take time amid the chaos to save a dog. Mumbai Police/Twitter

“Man’s best friend, found its best friend in PC Prakash Pawar too,” police tweeted. “#FriendsIndeed”

PC Prakash Pawar’s simple act of humanity has moved many.

Photos Mumbai Police/Twitter

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