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#JeSuisChien Goes Viral In Honor Of Dog Killed During France Raid

The Huffington Post The Huffington Post 18/11/2015 Alana Horowitz Satlin
DIESEL © Police Nationale DIESEL

Mournful tweeters paid tribute to a police dog killed Wednesday in a raid on a French suburb where several suspects in Friday's deadly attacks in Paris were hiding.

The hashtag #JeSuisChien quickly spread through Twitter in honor of seven-year-old Diesel. Police said that the Belgian Malinois pup was "essential" to the operation.

Readers shared pictures of and condolences to Diesel: 

 

 Some Twitter users also offered up photos of their own dogs in solidarity:

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