Wed Nov 18, 2015, 02:06 PM

Reports: Abdelhamid Abaaoud, suspected Paris attacks ringleader, killed in raid

Damn. He could have been useful for information

According to the Washington Post, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, suspected Paris attacks ringleader, has been killed in the overnight raid in Paris. Politico has also reported the news, per confirmation from a Belgian official. The French prosecutor will not release the identities of those killed overnight until further investigations has been conducted.

According to The Associated Press, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, the suspected mastermind of the attacks, was believed to be the target of the massive standoff. Police said two suspects died – including a woman who blew herself up, believed to be Abaaoud's cousin – and four officers were injured in the raid, the AP reported. Seven people were arrested, prosecutors said.
CNN reports that DNA tests are being performed to determine if Abaaoud was killed in the raid.

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Wed Nov 18, 2015, 03:27 PM

1. Now reads: Paris prosecutor: Identities of 2 dead in raid still being investigated


Paris attacks 'mastermind' Abaaoud fate unknown - Molins

The Paris prosecutor has said the fate of the suspected organiser of Friday's attacks remains unknown after a police raid on a flat ended in bloodshed.
Francois Molins told reporters Abdelhamid Abaaoud was not among eight people arrested during the raid in the Paris suburb of Saint Denis.
However, human remains found in the rubble of the flat had still to be identified, he said.
A woman blew herself up and another suspect was shot during the raid.

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