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People Are Honoring The Police Dog That Was Killed In The Paris Police Raid With #JeSuisChien

Good dog, Diesel.

Last updated on November 18, 2015, at 10:05 a.m. ET

Posted on November 18, 2015, at 10:05 a.m. ET

During a raid in Paris on Wednesday morning that left two dead and seven in police custody, a Belgian police dog named Diesel was killed.

Philippe Wojazer / Reuters

Diesel was 7 years old and “killed by terrorists,” the French national police tweeted.

[INFO] Diesel, malinois de 7 ans, chienne d'assaut du #RAID a été tuée par les terroristes dans l'opération en cours #SaintDenis

Diesel, a 7-year-old Belgian shepherd assault dog, was killed by terrorists in the operation in progress in Saint Denis.

The police have not released any photos of Diesel.

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In another tweet, police said dogs like Diesel are “indispensable” in operations like the one in Saint-Denis.

Les chiens d'assaut et de recherche d'explosifs: indispensables dans les missions des opérateurs du #RAID

Assault dogs and bomb dogs: Indispensable in #RAID missions.

After the police announced Diesel's death, her name started trending, along with multiple hashtags in his honor. One of the most popular ones is #JeSuisChien or "I am dog," modeled after the #JeSuisCharlie hashtag from January's Charlie Hebdo attacks.

Hommage entre chiens A Diesel... #JeSuisChien

People used the tag to share photos of their own dogs and mourn Diesel's death.

Kitty cousine de Diesel lui rend hommage #JeSuisChien

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Diesel. Morte pour la France. #JeSuisChien ❤️

The hashtag started trending all over the world.

Um cão-polícia morreu porque não chamaram a tempo o cão-médico. #JeSuisChien

#jesuischien او انا كلب، هاشتاج للتضامن مع ديزل ، الكلب البوليسى الذى قتل اليوم فى مداهمات باريس. ايه الرقى دة؟

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And even a cat got involved.

Even animals are suffering because of ISIS's cruelty... #JeSuisChien

C est peut être un chien mais c est quand même un être humain je trouve cela encore une fois triste. #JeSuisChien

RIP diesel chienne du RAID #JeSuisChien 😥😥

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Thank you Diesel for your service! #JeSuisChien

A second hashtag, #JeSuisDiesel, has even more photos of dogs honoring the fallen police officer.

@magicearth_ Respect! #Diesel #jesuisdiesel

@PNationale Charlie rend hommage à Diesel #jesuisdiesel #diesel #raid #rip #chien #police #merci #policenationale

RIP, Diesel.

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