Colombian troops airlift army sniffer dog to hospital after it is bitten by a snake while searching for explosives

The troops, from the Hercules task force, had been investigating a coca crop and Luna was there to detect any mines or explosives set up by a drug gang to deter the authorities, according to local reports.

Luna was sniffing around the coca plants when the snake bit her hind leg. The exact species of snake was not reported.

Luckily, a soldier saw the incident and immediately notified his superiors, who requested air backup for the injured canine.

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Source: MailOnline