Trump tweets "declassified" image of dog injured in raid on Baghdadi
The big picture: Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told reporters the highly trained Belgian Malinois was injured in the raid but is steadily recovering. The dog was injured when Baghdadi activated a suicide vest, Trump told reporters.
- Dogs are often used in tactical situations to sniff out threats, track dangerous persons and chase down runaways.
- While the canine’s name is being kept confidential, it's widely being revered as a hero.