Prosecutor confirms woman blew herself up in Paris raid
The Paris prosecutor's office confirmed Wednesday that a woman detonated an explosives vest during a police assault in the hunt for those behind the terror attacks in the city.
Three men holed up inside the apartment were arrested, while a man and woman were arrested near the location of the raid, read a statement.
Police sources said a second suspected jihadist had been killed in the raid which began just after 4:00am.
Meanwhile the prosecutor's office said that police had released family and friends of jihadists Ismael Mostefai and Samy Amimour who blew themselves up in the Bataclan concert hall, where 89 were killed.
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