Dramatic Footage Shows Police Storming Paris Apartment During Deadly Raid

Terrified residents shot dramatic video out of their windows as police stormed an apartment where the suspected mastermind of the Paris attacks was believed to be hiding.

Read: Paris Suspect's Brother Urges Him to Turn Himself In

The suspected mastermind is 27-year-old Abdelhamid Abaaoud, who has appeared in ISIS propaganda videos, French police have not said yet if they got him. 

Throughout the year, Abaaoud has reportedly been traveling throughout Europe and Syria freely and has reportedly boasted about how he has gone undetected. 

Two suspected terrorists were killed including a woman who blew herself up with a suicide vest while seven others were arrested.

The shootout in the Paris suburb of St. Denis lasted seven terrifying hours.

French President Francois Hollande has praised the bravery of law enforcement in his country after declaring war on the terrorists.

Hollande told a group of French mayors: “It is the entire country that's been attacked, for what it represents, the fight we are leading to eradicate terrorism. And simply for what we are."

Read: Inside the Paris Hotel Room Where Massacre Suspect Stayed

America is on high alert. Two Air France flights from the U.S. to Paris were grounded by bomb threats that turned out to be false alarms.

A passenger shot cellphone video as Air France Flight 66 from Los Angeles was evacuated in Salt Lake City, while Flight 55 from Washington, D.C. to Paris was grounded in Nova Scotia.

Watch Below: Pianist Drives 400 Miles to Play 'Imagine' Outside Le Bataclan Theater

Related Coverage