Family members of Paris female suicide bomber detained
French gendarmes enforcing the Vigipirate plan, France's national security alert system, patrol a railway station in Paris, November 19, 2015. (AFP/File)
The mother and brother of the female suicide bomber who blew herself up during a police raid in Paris on Wednesday have been taken for questioning by police, according to an eyewitness.
Footage shot in Aulnay-sous-Bois, a district of Paris near Saint Denis, where Wednesday's raid happened, claimed to show the pair being taken away in vehicles amid a heavy police presence.
Hasna Aitboulahcen, the cousin of Abdelhamid Abaaoud, who masterminded last Friday's deadly attacks, detonated a suicide vest as police raided an apartment in Saint Denis.
She is thought to be the first female suicide bomber in western Europe.
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