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Libération, Nov. 19, 2015

"Abdelhamid Abaaoud, The Face Of Terror" writes French daily Libération on its Thursday front page, as French experts were trying to determine whether the suspected mastermind of the Nov. 13 Paris attacks was killed in a Wednesday police raid on a terrorist lair.

At least two individuals were killed in the massive seven-hour assault: A woman identified as Abaaoud's cousin, is thought to have blown herself up with a suicide vest; another body was found riddled with bullets. Paris prosecutors confirmed Thursday afternoon that the body was indeed identified as Abaaoud.

Citing senior European officials, the Washington Posthad been the first to report that Abaaoud was the man killed in the raid, during which French police forces reportedly fired 5,000 bullets.

Five police officers were wounded during the assault, which led to the arrest of seven people.

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