Paris mastermind found 'riddled with impacts'

2015-11-19 15:16
Abdelhamid Abaaoud. (File, AP)

Abdelhamid Abaaoud. (File, AP)

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Paris - The body of the suspected mastermind of the Paris terrorist attacks was found "riddled with impacts" in the building raided by police in the suburb of Saint-Denis on Wednesday, French prosecutor Francois Molins says in a statement.

The raid had featured heavy gunfire and an explosion set off by a suicide bomber.

Abdelhamid Abaaoud was identified thanks to "papillary traces", Molins says, without offering further details

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