Paris airport evacuated afer man shot dead by police

ORLY Airport in Paris has been evacuated after a man was shot dead by security forces.

Early reports suggest a soldier shot and killed a man after he tried to grab his firearm.

It’s understood the airport was evacuated after the shots rang out.


A massive security operation is now underway, involving the bomb squad.

Orly Airport is an international airport located around 17 kilometres south of Paris.

This is a breaking news article. More information will be added when it becomes available. 

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