Happening right now: 2 suspects involved in Paris terrorist attacks have been killed by French special forces in a raid minutes ago. Among the casualties is also a police officer who was participating in the shootout. The operation is happening in the Saint Denis area, northern Paris.
The hunt for Abdelhamid Abaaoud, 28-year-old suspected mastermind of Paris Attacks began before dawn in Saint Denis (France). According to AFP, it is suspected that the terrorist is currently hiding inside an apartment in Saint Denis that police are focused on.
Updates: 06:51 GMT
- Europe 1 reports 3 suspects dead in ongoing Paris operation, including a female suicide bomber
- According to Europe 1: The police operation has ended as at 06:51 GMT – About 100 soldiers were deployed to support police operation in north Paris (Via BNO). Updates to follow.