French authorities traded gunfire with suspected terrorists Wednesday, leading to two deaths and the arrest of several others in France's latest attempt to respond to Friday's terror attacks.

"Two of those terrorists died during the assault, and there were a number of arrests made," Hollande told French mayors Wednesday, through an interpreter.

According to overseas reports, a woman blew herself up and died during the raid, and at least five others were arrested. One report said authorities traded gunfire early in the morning, at around 4:30 a.m. local time.

The apartment raided was less than two miles from the soccer stadium where one of Friday's attacks was carried out.

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