Abdelhamid Abaaoud, the man who was suspected of planning the deadly Paris attacks is reportedly dead.
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On Wednesday morning, French police commanders raided an apartment in Paris where a woman reportedly triggered a suicide bomb, killing herself and another suspect.
Abaaoud was killed during the pre-dawn raid outside Paris, two senior European intelligence officials said https://t.co/oWTFjjERC0
— Mark Berman (@markberman) November 18, 2015
Two senior intelligence officials are now claiming Abdelhamid Abaaoud died in the raid.
Paris prosecutor Molins doesn’t confirm media reports citing anonymous sources that state Abdelhamid Abaaoud was killed in #SaintDenis raid. — Anthony De Rosa (@AntDeRosa) November 18, 2015
The raid apparently lasted around seven hours and involved over 100 police and soldiers.
Abaaoud, an ISIS militant from Belgium, was linked to a number of terrorist operations.
Washington Post reporting that Abdelhamid Abaaoud is dead, citing two intelligence sources. Reuters cannot confirm #SaintDenis #ParisAttacks
— Julia Macfarlane (@juliamacfarlane) November 18, 2015
There are conflicting reports regarding whether or not Abaaoud is really dead.The Paris terror attacks left at least 129 dead and hundreds injured.
The Washington Post reports.