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French police on Wednesday in their raid of an apartment in north Paris fired no less than 5,000 bullets, leading many in Israel to question the double standard of the West demanding Israel show “restraint” in the face of terror

Reportedly 110 officers took part in the raid on an apartment in the suburb of St. Denis, where the Islamic State (ISIS) mastermind of Saturday’s lethal attacks, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, was believed to be hiding out.

Paris Prosecutor Francois Molins revealed that police pumped 5,000 rounds of ammo into the apartment in a shootout with terrorists, and likewise chucked in grenades, leaving the building riddled with bullet holes and with windows blown out, reports Reuters.

Police arrested eight suspects in the raid, and at least two terrorists died – one female terrorist blew herself up with a suicide belt and another terrorist was killed in the onslaught.

A third suspect is thought to…

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