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Body of a woman found at Saint-Denis apartment after police raid

The woman was found in the rubble of the apartment after a fierce shootout with police.

The scene at Saint Denis
The scene at Saint Denis
Image: Peter Dejong

A THIRD BODY has been found at the site of a police raid carried out in the wake of the Paris attacks.

Prosecutors confirmed that the body of the woman was found at the apartment in Saint-Denis this morning.

The body was found in the rubble of the apartment where the suspected ringleader of the attacks was killed in a fierce shootout with police.

Another person also died after blowing themselves up during the raid, which happened on Wednesday, which killed Abdelhamid Abaaoud, the man suspected of orchestrating the attacks.

The identity of the third person has not yet been disclosed by the prosecutors.

Additional reporting by AFP 

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