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France Identifies Third Body At Site Of Police Raid In Paris Suburb


French authorities have identified a third body recovered from the flat in a Paris suburb which was raided by police over last week’s terror attacks.

Prosecutors said on November 20 that Hasna Aitboulahcen’s body was found overnight in the apartment in the city of Saint-Denis following the November 18 raid.

Investigators had found the 26-year-old's passport at the scene.

Aitboulahcen blew herself up during the police operation.

She is believed to have been the cousin of the suspected Belgian mastermind of the Paris assaults, Islamic State militant Abdelhamid Abaaoud, who was killed in the raid.

Assaults by suicide bombers and gunmen on a concert hall, a sports stadium, bars, and restaurants in and around Paris on November 13 killed 129 people and wounded more than 350.

Based on reporting by AFP, AP, and Reuters