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

AFP  |  Paris 

Security forces at Paris' Orly airport today 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 8:30 am (0730 GMT).

The man fled into a shop at the airport before he was shot dead, an interior ministry spokesman told AFP.

He said no people were wounded in the incident.

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First Published: Sat, March 18 2017. 14:22 IST