TERRORISM: At the beginning of the assault, launched five days after the attacks in Paris, a woman set off the explosive device she was wearing …
A major police operation was launched Wednesday before dawn in Saint-Denis (Seine-Saint-Denis), targeting Abdelhamid Abaaoud, alleged organizer of killings that made 129 deaths Friday. At the beginning of the assault, at 4:20 am a woman triggered the explosive charge she was wearing. The explosion did not cause any casualties among the policemen.
The death of this woman suicide bomber, whose identity is still unknown, was confirmed by the Paris prosecutor. “A woman cut off in the apartment, which activated her explosive vest at the beginning of the assault, is dead,” said a statement.
Police sources, meanwhile, reported at least two deaths of the fanatics, including the woman, and the arrest of five people, although this number has not been confirmed at this stage.