Saint-Denis Paris attack live: 'Mastermind' Abdelhamid Abaaoud and female suicide bomber 'dead' - latest updates

At least two suspects, including the suicide bomber, have reportedly died and five police officers injured

Lizzie Dearden,Steve Anderson
Wednesday 18 November 2015 07:14
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Two terror suspects have died in a raid on a flat believed to hold suspected attacks "mastermind" Abdelhamid Abaaoud in the northern Paris suburb of Saint-Denis. Here's what we know so far:

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At least two people have been killed, including a female suicide bomber who detonated her vest.

Seven people have been arrested, including three men from inside the apartment and a man and a woman nearby.

Gunfire could be heard in the Saint Denis area from 4.30am local time.

The suspected 'mastermind' behind Friday's terror attacks in the French capital, the Belgian jihadist Abdelhamid Abaaoud, is reported to be the target of this morning's raid but police have not confirmend he was inside the flat.

Scores of French soldiers were seen being moved in to join Swat teams in the operation.

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