A Paris prosecutor says Abdelhamid Abaaoud was killed in the Saint-Denis raid that took place on Wednesday. Officials believe the 27-year-old Belgian was the mastermind behind the Paris attacks that killed at least 129 people last week.

Abaaoud’s body was identified as one of two people killed during the raid. A female suicide bomber also died after detonating her vest

At around 4 a.m. on Wednesday, gunshots were heard crackling in the darkness in Saint-Denis, a northern suburb of Paris. Seventy police officers surrounded an apartment believed to house suspects connected to the deadly attacks. What followed was a seven-hour siege. Read more…

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Main suspect behind Paris attacks is dead