Main suspect behind Paris attacks is dead
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…