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This undated image made available in the Islamic State's English-language magazine Dabiq, shows Belgian Abdelhamid Abaaoud. The Belgian jihadi suspected of masterminding deadly attacks in Paris was killed in a police raid on a suburban apartment building, the city prosecutor's office announced Thursday Nov. 1, 2015. Paris Prosecutor Francois Molins' office said 27-year-old Abdelhamid Abaaoud was identified based on skin samples. His body was found in the apartment building targeted in the chaotic and bloody raid in the Paris suburb of Saint-Denis on Wednesday. (Militant photo via AP)
This undated image made available in the Islamic State's English-language magazine Dabiq, shows Belgian Abdelhamid Abaaoud. The Belgian jihadi suspected of masterminding deadly attacks in Paris was killed in a police raid on a suburban apartment building, the city prosecutor's office announced Thursday Nov. 1, 2015. Paris Prosecutor Francois Molins' office said 27-year-old Abdelhamid Abaaoud was identified based on skin samples. His body was found in the apartment building targeted in the chaotic and bloody raid in the Paris suburb of Saint-Denis on Wednesday. (Militant photo via AP)
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Prosecutor Francois Molins confirmed today that Abdelhamid Abaaoud was killed in that massive assault on a suburban apartment early yesterday morning. The Belgian jihadi was suspected of masterminding deadly attacks in Paris last Friday night.

Meantime, authorities continue to search for suspects in connection with the Paris attacks. There were several raids in Belgium today. The BBC's Jonny Dymond joins Here & Now's Indira Lakshmanan from Brussels with the latest.

Note: This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.

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This segment aired on November 19, 2015.

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