Paris raid over, 7 people arrested, 2 killed


PARIS (AP) – A seven hour police operation north of Paris targeting the mastermind of the deadly Paris attacks and his accomplices, has ended.

Paris prosecutor Francois Molins says authorities are working to determine the fate of the suspected mastermind of last week’s Paris attacks after a raid on an apartment where he was believed to be hiding.

Francois Molins says the police began the raid Wednesday after gathering information that suspect Abdelhamid Abaaoud could be in a safe house apartment in the Paris suburb of Saint-Denis.

Molins said the information was collected from tapped telephone conversations, surveillance and witness accounts.He told reporters in SaintDenis after the operation was over that authorities are still working to determine who was inside. Seven people were arrested and two suspects were killed.

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