French special police forces secure the area as shots are exchanged in Saint-Denis, France, near Paris, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015 during an operation to catch fugitives. (REUTERS/Christian Hartmann)
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A woman wearing an explosive suicide vest blew herself up Wednesday as heavily armed police tried to storm a suburban Paris apartment where the suspected mastermind of last week's gun and bomb rampage was believed to be holed up, police said.They said one man was also killed and seven people arrested in the standoff, which began before dawn and continued more than six hours later, when a loud bang rang out around the streets near the apartment building. Police said one person was thought to be still inside the apartment, but it wasn't clear who. The official, who was not authorized to be publicly named according to police rules but is informed routinely about the operation, said scores of police stormed the building and were met with unexpectedly violent resistance.Another police official not authorized to be publicly named because of police rules said four police officers were injured. The Paris prosecutor's office said SWAT teams arrested three people in the apartment. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the carnage.Police had said before the raids that they were hunting for two fugitives suspected of taking part as well as any accomplices.
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