In a separate incident, a female suicide bomber blew herself up and a jihadist also was killed in a police raid in Paris on Wednesday. The AFP reports that police launched a heavy gun fire operation aiming to arrest the suspected mastermind of last week cowardly attacks on Paris. This battle which took place in the northern Suburb of Saint-Denis
lasted over an hours, as the military officer tried all the could to force out four of the criminals who had taken refuge in an apartment near the Stade de France stadium that had been taken over by the suicide bomber on Friday as the AFP reported.
The Military launched this operation for them to be able to fish out Abdelhamid Abaaoud. Abaaoud a Belgian known to be an Islāmic state fighter, had previously been in Syria after he fled Belgian his place of origin.
The report also says that investigations showed that a woman who was also in the apartment blew herself up and one other person was killed. Meanwhile, the AFP report stated that five other people are in the police net.
AFP source said a 26-year-old woman Hayat expressed greatest surprise of the attack that early morning and he luck to have survived the dangerous situation “I heard gunfire,” she said. “I could have been hit by a bullet. I never thought terrorists could have hidden here.”
The was a heavy presence of soldiers and well armed police officers were on the street seeing to it that there was safety and lease agitation. Their presence also gave protection to a number of shops at the center of the district. There were also ambulances and fire-engines for emergency cases.
At a point some of the residents had to be evacuated just in their underwear to safer places. Authorities also warned the residences to stay away from their windows to avoid sniper-shot.
This raid was specially launched as features of Friday’s onslaught in Paris where a total of 129 were killed and almost 350 people were injured, hugged the head lines in the whole of Europe. Report says a ninth suspect may have taken part in that attack. It is not quite clear whether the ninth suspected person was operating with another suspect who is believed to be on the run.