The Taliban say they captured a military dog from foreign forces operating in Afghanistan following a battle in the east of the country late last year.
The video shows the animal, whom the Taliban said is named "Colonel", being held on a leash in a small, well-lit courtyard surrounded by five men holding guns and grenades.
Hundreds of canines have been deployed by international forces in Afghanistan for tasks such as seeking out improvised explosive devices responsible for the vast majority of both military and civilian casualties in the war-torn country
Dogs are seen as unclean creatures by some Muslims and viewed with suspicion by the Taliban
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used to sniff out bombs/IEDS which are more and more common.
Dogs of war.