While the average human has around five to 10million olfactory cells in their nose, a dog has as many as million. Police have long trained canines to detect illicit substances such as drugs, but in recent years they have also been used in anti-terror and military operations to sniff out the smallest traces of explosive materials. Generally, training will take place from a young age and involve rewarding them with a toy or treat when they encounter the scent.
But it is vital that they are fully trained not to touch any substance they locate in case it is designed to explode on impact. Training will very often continue throughout their careers to ensure their skills are up to scratch. In the case of Diesel, she had apparently been used during the siege to sniff out improvised explosives devices IEDs that may have been set as booby-traps at the entrance of the building by the jihadis.
Sniffer dogs are also used in a similar vein in war zones. Lofti, who would not offer his surname, said he saw Diesel blown to pieces. The Saint-Denis siege started at 4. The stand-off ended as a bloodied and half-naked suspect was dragged out of the apartment close to the Stade de France at At least five police were injured in the ferocious gunfight including one shot in the foot seen being carried from the scene.
Witnesses told MailOnline their street was 'turned into a warzone' after long periods of machine gun fire and at least seven large explosions, caused by the suicide bomber and hand grenades, Album). There were no hostages involved. It came a Europe-wide alert was put out for a Citroen Xsara car that could be carrying Salah Abdeslam, the fugitive wanted in the Paris attacks, a Spanish security official said.
It was sent by Spanish authorities to border control police in the north-eastern Catalonia region next to France. The security official confirmed the document was authentic but said the bulletin was sent to authorities across Europe and not only to Spain.
Drama: The terror suspect was dragged from the building and broken glass with no trousers on - presumably in case he was wearing a suicide belt - as police trained their weapons on the flat. As the Saint-Denis siege ended after six hours this morning, it was revealed:. Paris prosecutor Francois Molins said authorities are still working to determine the fate of Abaaoud - and identify those killed and arrested. He said confirmed three suspected jihadis were held in the flat and two more 'as they tried to hide in the rubble' of the block.
In their sights: Police move in on the apartment where the female suicide bomber blew herself up after firing an AK machine at officers. At least one other jihadi is also dead since the stand-off started at dawn. Arrests: Seven people in total have been arrested in the operation including two people away from the under siege flat, left outside a shopping centre and right near the apartment block.
Map: The raid was on a flat in the north of Paris - close to the three attacks close to the Stade de France - and not far from the shootings and suicide attacks on Bataclan and a series of bars, restaurants and cafes.
Abdelhamid Abaaoud, mastermind of Friday's attacks, is its target. Scores of police officers storm the building, but are held back when they meet heavy gunfire suffer several casualties.
A large explosion is heard. Surrounding roads are sealed off and residents are told to stay indoors. More police reinforcements arrive at the scene. Album) in riot gear move to clear civilian bystanders from the streets. One explosion was from a woman detonating a suicide vest. The number of arrests rises to five, including one woman. He said: 'It is currently impossible to give the identify of those arrested, which is being verified.
Everything will be done to work out who is who and thanks to forensics who and was in the apartment'. Mr Molins said police began the raid on Wednesday after gathering information that he could be in a safehouse apartment in Saint-Denis. Mr Molins said the information was collected from tapped telephone conversations, surveillance and witness accounts. He told reporters after the operation was over that authorities are still working to determine who was inside.
French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve arrived in Saint-Denis and said: 'I would like to pay tribute to all those involved in the operation, in total, who acted with bravery and under heavy fire in conditions that they had never experienced before. They also contributed to the success of the operation'. Armed police appeared on a street outside the Saint-Denis flat before dawn today and then at least three trucks of soldiers and special forces arrived as back up.
Witnesses told MailOnline said there were long periods of intense machine gun fire and at least seven large explosions. I think that's when she detonated her bomb. Lofti, who would not offer his surname, said he saw a police dog called Diesel blown to pieces. The German Shepherd was there to sniff out explosives. One of the arrested suspects is the man who appears to have rented the flat to the terror cell. Jawad Ben Dowt, 30, admitted in an interview near the under siege apartment on Rue de Corbillon he handed it over to two men 'who came from Belgium' two days ago.
He said: 'A friend of mine asked me to host two of his buddies for a few days. My friend said they were from Belgium. I was not aware that it was terrorists' - moments later police grabbed him and put him in handcuffs.
A female friend of his who was also held said she stayed there last week and described it as a 'squat' and said the Belgian men arrived on Monday. Saturday 25 April Sunday 26 April Monday 27 April Tuesday 28 April Wednesday 29 April Thursday 30 April Friday 1 May Saturday 2 May Sunday 3 May Monday 4 May Tuesday 5 May Wednesday 6 May Thursday 7 May Friday 8 May Welcome To The Lost Generation - The Diesel Dogs - See No Evil (CD 9 May Sunday 10 May Monday 11 May Tuesday 12 May Wednesday 13 May Thursday 14 May Friday 15 May Saturday 16 May Sunday 17 May Monday 18 May Tuesday 19 May Wednesday 20 May Thursday 21 May Friday 22 May Saturday 23 May Sunday 24 May Monday 25 May Tuesday 26 May Wednesday 27 May Thursday 28 May Friday 29 May Saturday 30 May Sunday 31 May Monday 1 June Tuesday 2 June Thursday 4 June Friday 5 June Saturday 6 June Sunday 7 June Monday 8 June Tuesday 9 June Monday 15 June Tuesday 16 June Wednesday 17 June Friday 19 June Saturday 20 June Sunday 21 June Monday 22 June Tuesday 23 June Wednesday 24 June Thursday 25 June Friday 26 June Saturday 27 June Sunday 28 June Monday 29 June Tuesday 30 June Wednesday 1 July Thursday 2 July Friday 3 July Saturday 4 July Sunday 5 July Monday 6 July Tuesday 7 July Wednesday 8 July Thursday 9 July Friday 10 July Insome of the volumes of the set, along with some new volumes, were reissued using the R prefix.
Afterthe first ten volumes of the series were reissued as Ultimate Seventies, in the same order as the originals, using the R series. As with many of their subscription series from the early s, Time-Life ventured into the Album) market in the Album) s with a series of 3-CD budget box sets.
These were meant to be representative samplers of the larger series, probably in hopes of attracting new subscribers who knew little about Time-Life's subscriptions. Each box set contained three CDs, with artwork representative of the series, all enclosed in a thin cardboard cover. Each of the box sets had "Greatest Hits" down the left side of the cover and down the left side of the CDs in the tray area.
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