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Breaking: Man shot dead at Paris Orly airport in France

Saturday, March 18, 2017 2:59
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Breaking: Man shot dead at Paris Orly airport,France

Photo: Orly airport, Paris, France March 18th, 2017

Security forces shot dead a man who seized a soldier’s gun at Paris Orly airport on Saturday (18th March).

Photo: Live Feed

During the incident, a police officer was shot and injured in a separate incident north of the French capital, the French Interior Ministry said.

The police bomb squad was ordered at scene to ensure that the dead man was not carrying an explosive belt, said Interior Ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet.

*Update 1*
The recent update tells that No explosives were found on the man who was shot.


Passengers at Paris’ Orly airport describe gunshots and panic when a man was killed after seizing a weapon from a soldier guarding the site.

*Update 2*
Also a recent update tells that the Police officer who was shot and injured in a separate incident north of Paris was performing a road check. The shooting IS linked to the attack on Orly airport, police told.

*Update 3*
A very recent update says that Individual who shot at policemen in an earlier incident in Northern Paris was the same man as Orly Airport attacker, according to a police source.


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