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Terrifying video of Paris attacks shows moment 2 women narrowly escape ISIS gunman

Shocking video has emerged of the moment an ISIS gunman opens fire on a restaurant in Paris and shows how two women huddling on the ground came within inches of being killed.

The security surveillance footage – first obtained by the Daily Mail – shows a quiet scene inside the restaurant moments before gunfire erupts, tearing through the windows and sending people diving for cover.

At one point in the video, the gunman appears to approach the restaurant’s patio and points what is believed to be an AK-47 at two women crouching under a table. The gun can be seen moving, but the weapon does not fire.

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The shooter then runs off to a waiting car. The two women stand, look around, and flee into the streets.

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The gunman in the footage is reported to be Salah Abdeslam, who remains on the run six days after the attacks Paris that killed at least 129 dead and wounded 350 more.

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According to multiple reports nobody was killed in the shooting captured on security footage although some people were injured.

The restaurant was not named by the Daily Mail but The Associated Press suggests it is Casa Nostra, a pizzeria near the Bonne Biere, another restaurant where five people were killed.

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The security footage is shot from three different angles inside the café and shows one woman, who had reportedly been shot in the wrist, run into the cafe from outside. She ducks behind the bar where she is attended to by staff and other patrons.

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The terrifying footage also shows a man diving through the open door behind her onto the ground with his hands protecting his head.

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As the gunman approaches the café a customer is crouched against a wall out of sight from the attacks.

The footage released Wednesday, comes after the architect of the terror attacks was killed in an hours-long gun battle with French police and military during a raid on a building in the Paris suburb Saint-Denis.

Paris Prosecutor Francois Molins said Abdelhamid Abaaoud, 27, was killed in the siege that saw police fire 5,000 rounds of ammunition. Also killed with Abaaoud was a woman who blew herself up with an explosives vest at the beginning of the raid. Eight people were arrested.

 

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