The mastermind behind the terror attacks in Paris is dead, according to the Paris prosecutor.

It is confirmed that Abdelhamid Abaaoud was killed during Wednesday's raid, and his body was found in a targeted apartment complex in Saint-Denis, just north of Paris.

Abaaoud's body was indentified by skin samples.

Police officers also said that a woman killed during the raid was the cousin of Abdelhamid Abaaoud.