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Man shot dead at Paris Orly airport after taking soldier's gun: official

Mar 18. 2017
French Police unit (Raid) secure the area at Paris' Orly airport on March 18, 2017 following the shooting of a man by French security forces/AFP
French Police unit (Raid) secure the area at Paris' Orly airport on March 18, 2017 following the shooting of a man by French security forces/AFP
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By Agence France Presse

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PARIS- Security forces at Paris' Orly airport on Saturday shot dead a man who took a weapon from a soldier, the interior ministry said.

Witnesses said the airport was evacuated following the shooting at around 8:30am (0730GMT).

The man fled into a shop at the airport before he was shot dead, an interior ministry spokesman told AFP. He said there were no people were wounded in the incident.

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