Fate of Paris attacks mastermind, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, unclear after bloody raid

A framegrab made from an undated video released by the jihadist group calling itself Islamic State (IS) allegedly showing Abdelhamid Abaaoud posing with a Koran and the ISIS flag at an undisclosed location. According to French officials, Belgian-born Abdelhamid Abaaoud was masterminding the 13 November Paris attacks that left more than 130 people dead.  

Fate of Paris attacks mastermind, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, unclear after bloody raid


SAINT-DENIS, France (AP) — The hunt for the mastermind of last week's attacks took a bloody turn Wednesday to a Paris suburb where a fierce gunbattle with police left at least two people dead and eight arrested. The fate of the alleged ringleader was unclear, with authorities saying he was not taken alive and they were trying to determine if he died in the raid.

Police launched the operation after receiving information from tapped phone calls, surveillance and tipoffs suggesting that 27-y...


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