The man tried to grab a soldier's weapon. The military opened fire and eliminated the individual.
Paris' Orly airport has been evacuated after a man was shot dead after he allegedly tried to grab a soldier's firearm. pic.twitter.com/4HUAcB77aO— Brendan Grainger (@S118869) 18 марта 2017 г.
Some 3,000 people have been evacuated from the airport's western terminal.
Interior Ministry’s spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet told France Info radio station that the incident did not result in any other casualties.
Earlier in the day, the man shot at police in the La Courneuve town near Paris, wounding one of officers, and fled. His car was found in vicinity of Orly.