Gallantry medal for police dog killed after Paris attacks

Firefighters, policemen and a French police dog are gathered in the northern Paris suburb of Saint-Denis on November 18, 2015A French police dog killed in a security services raid after the Paris attacks is to receive a posthumous medal for gallantry from a British animal charity, it said Monday. Diesel died in November during a police raid on an apartment in a northern suburb of Paris, which killed the alleged mastermind of the attacks in which 130 people died. The People’s Dispensary for Sick Animals (PDSA) said the seven-year-old Belgian Shepherd would now receive the Dickin Medal, described as its “supreme honour for gallantry”.

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