Heavy gunfire has been heard in the Paris suburb of Saint-Denis during an early morning police raid, apparently in the search for suspects in the Paris terror attacks. Continue reading to see more videos posted to social media during the raids.
According to BFMTV via CNN, officers have been wounded during the police operation.
There have been various reports on the situation as of 6:20 a.m.
A local resident is livestreaming the operation on Periscope. Watch here.
Benson Hoi said it is “obviously” a police raid. He has not been showing the gunfire, but it can be heard in the background. He said it is not safe to record video showing the scene.
The gunfire was first reported at about 4:30 a.m. Paris time and was continuing at 5:30 a.m.
Saint-Denis is about 20 minutes outside of the center of Paris and is where the Stade de Francis, the site of three suicide bombings on Friday, is located.
Police have been searching for several suspects after the Paris attacks.
Police sources told CNN that a ninth suspect was discovered to be missing after surveillance video showed that a team of three, previously sought to be a duo, attacked one of the locations Friday night. Seven suspects detonated suicide vests, killing themselves during the terror attacks. An eighth suspect, Saleh Abdeslam, is also on the run.
ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attacks, which left 129 dead and more than 300 injured. Gunmen opened fire outside of popular restaurants and bars, and then stormed the Bataclan theater, killing 89 people watching an American rock band perform.
Read more about the police raid in Saint-Denis in Spanish at AhoraMismo.com:
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