Suspected Mastermind of Paris Attacks Dead


PARIS - The alleged mastermind of the Paris terrorist attacks was killed, during Wednesday's raid. He was identified by his fingerprints.

According to the Paris prosecutor's office, Belgian jihadist, Abdelhamid Abaaoud was riddled by bullets, during the operation, in Saint-Denis. A woman also blew herself up with a suicide belt, when elite police forces stormed the scene. Eight other people were arrested.

Not only is Abaaoud the suspected ringleader of last week's coordinated assaults, but he is also linked to the thwarted attacks on a high-speed train and a church near the French capital.

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