A touching report of a pet dog saving the lives of nearly 30 people in a devastating fire in a building in Banda, Uttar Pradesh, has come to light.
The dog did the rescue act by constantly barking as the fire broke out in a building. In the process the dog lost its life in the resulting cylinder blast as it was tied up to the cylinder. An eyewitnesses described it thus, 'The dog kept barking and alerted every one allowing them to escape safely. The dog later died in the blast.' The fire had hengulfed the building in which the 30 people lived.