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

"RIP Diesel. The Jack Bauer of dogs."

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: