Diesel, A Hero police dog who was killed by a woman suicide bomber in the Paris siege.
A Heroic Police dog has been killed during a police terror raid that targeted the alleged Mastermind behind the latest Paris terror attacks – Abdelhamid Abaaoud.
Diesel was a seven-year-old Belgian shepherd dog, she was the latest victim of terror when the french police raided an apartment building in Saint-Denis on the early morning of Wednesday.
The police spokesman said that dogs like Diesel are trained to assist on operations and that they are indispensable to the elite police unit.
The raid targeted an apartment where at least six jihadists were hiding, Diesel was sent to assess the level of danger before they storm the apartment.
Once the news hit the Internet, people started using the hashtag #Jesuisunchien (which means “I’m a dog” in English) to pay tributes to the brave dog, the hashtag has gone viral very quickly since people heard of the dog’s death.
One man tweeted: “RIP Diesel the police dog killed in Paris tackling terrorists. Unsung heroes of police works #Paris”
During the terror raid, at least two of the suspected terrorists have been killed, the raid is one of a series of terror raids carried out by the french police following the horrific Friday’s terror attacks.
Thanks to Diesel’s incredible sacrifice, no more police men were killed, but five police officers have suffered injuries in the operation.
The scene of the operation was chaotic, there was a special SWAT team around the apartment and three truckloads of armed soldiers.
The master mind terrorist is from Belgium, it was originally thought that he has fled to Syria but he was actually hiding in Paris. He was hiding in the building with a number of other terrorists, they barricaded themselves inside the apartment before the place turned into a war zone where automatic gunfire started a bloody war between the police and the terrorists, at least seven huge blasts took place, one of them was the one that took Diesel’s life.