Early Wednesday morning, police engaged an unknown number of terrorist suspects in the Paris suburb of Saint Denis, looking for Abdelhamid Abaaoud, the mastermind of the Paris terrorist attack. According to reports, two terrorists are dead and five police officers were injured in the gunfight. Twitchy said that a police dog was killed in the action.
One of the terrorists killed was a female who blew herself up with a suicide vest. SEven others were arrested.
French prosecutors say telephone surveillance & witness statements led them to #SaintDenis apartment in hunt for Abdelhamid Abaaoud @abcnews
— 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
Here's what we know so far about the #ParisSiege that started at 4.20am in #SaintDenis and lasted over 6 hours pic.twitter.com/l76oJDjk7w
— Sky News (@SkyNews) November 18, 2015
Fox and Friends tweeted out a video report:
2 dead, 7 arrested in #SaintDenis standoff, including female homicide bomber. @GregPalkot reportshttps://t.co/o0bM5Lv2Rh
— FOX & friends (@foxandfriends) November 18, 2015
A video of the gunfire, posted to YouTube:
La fusillade recommence. 5h05 matin pic.twitter.com/pYZohgndN2
— Pierre-Marie Fenech (@pmfenech) November 18, 2015
But it seems that’s not all. According to one report, authorities stormed a church saying that weapons may be hidden there.
Stash of weapons 'may be hidden in Church' #SaintDenis https://t.co/05efWpt7Fk
— The Independent (@Independent) November 18, 2015
Police in #SaintDenis hammering down the door of a church near site of this morning raid. Video from @gregstweet pic.twitter.com/RiRshOFkux
— Mashable News (@MashableNews) November 18, 2015
Michelle Malkin noted:
Abdelhamid Abaaoud, suspected #ParisAttacks mastermind, still on the loose after #saintdenis raid. https://t.co/oBlZx6kANk
— Michelle Malkin (@michellemalkin) November 18, 2015
"Officials say that at least this raid, for now, is over." –@RichardEngel reporting on raid in #SaintDenis
— TODAY (@TODAYshow) November 18, 2015
Wonder if Obama is taking notes…
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