A French police sharpshooter shot down a terrorist who tried to escape from his Paris apartment. Another terrorist, a woman, blew herself up in the apartment, reports Espreso.TV.

A total of three people were killed in the course of the operation, and another two or three detained.

According to Paris police, there are more terrorists linked to the series of terror attacks in Paris in the apartment, which is now sealed off by the police.

It was reported earlier that shots were heard fired in Paris this morning. Traffic is suspended in the city as the police operation is still ongoing.

Information later emerged that police eliminated two presumed terrorists in the course of a special operation in the Paris suburb of Saint Denis located next to the Stade de France stadium.