While we were sleeping, anti-terror police officers raided an apartment in the Paris suburb of Saint Denis, reportedly searching for suspected Paris attack mastermind Abdelhamid Abaaoud.
The raid resulted in two terrorists killed — including a female who blew herself up with a suicide vest — and seven others arrested. 5 police officers were wounded in the raid and a police dog was killed:
— Melissa Clarke (@Clarke_Melissa) November 18, 2015
Local French media citing police sources say the female suicide bomber who blew herself up in #SaintDenis this morning is Abaaoud's cousin
— Julia Macfarlane (@juliamacfarlane) November 18, 2015
7 people arrested
2 terrorists killed (1 female suicide bomber)
5 Police officers from RAID
1 Police dog dead
— Alcides Segui FOX (@seguifox13) November 18, 2015
— FOX & Friends (@foxandfriends) November 18, 2015
— AFP news agency (@AFP) November 18, 2015
— TODAY (@TODAYonline) November 18, 2015
You can hear gunfire in this amateur video of the raid:
— Ruptly (@Ruptly) November 18, 2015
Police are right now searching a nearby church for a “weapons cache”:
— The Independent (@Independent) November 18, 2015
— Joseph Fumusa (@viseph) November 18, 2015
— Raven*H⚓️U*Wolf (@RavenHUWolf) November 18, 2015
— Mashable News (@MashableNews) November 18, 2015
Editor’s note: An additional tweet was added to this post.
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