"Hugo", head of the elite police assault group which carried out the raid in Saint Denis, Paris on Wednesday 18th November
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Paris raid police: 'We were shot at with machine guns'

The BBC's Fergal Keane has spoken to the head of the elite police assault group which carried out the raid in Saint Denis.

The alleged ringleader of last Friday's attacks in Paris, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, is confirmed to have died in the seven-hour-long raid in the Rue Cormillon apartment on Wednesday morning.

Hasna Ait Boulahcen, 26, also died in the apartment.

"Hugo", which is not his real name, has described what police were confronted with at the scene.

  • 20 Nov 2015
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