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FRANCE – PARIS-ORLY AIRPORT EVACUATED FOLLOWING SOLDIER ATTACKED – TERRORIST SHOT DEAD

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Local time.

06:50 The suspect identity check in north Paris street went wrong and he opened fire on a policeman and then escaped.

08:30 The suspect attacks on-duty soldier (female) to take gun without succeeding at Paris-Orly airport, put out of harm’s condition, shot dead by soldiers.

09:00 The airport is closed and 3,000 people evacuated.

09:30 The air traffic is stopped on both terminals.

11:00 The deminors/bomb squad finish their intervention, no explosives found.

11:20 French Interior Minister statement : “The individual is known to the police. Do not go to Orly. The air traffic always suspended”.

11:50 Hundreds of people still confined for anti-terror check as long as all video surveillance/protection records are not checked, the security forces looking for potential accomplices.

13:00 The fire open situation by soldiers uncleared, the female soldier in possible hostage-taking situation by attacker uncleared too. Inquiry in progress.

13:00 West terminal reopened. South terminal still closed until further notice.

14:15 French President Hollande statement: “The presence of soldiers in airports and train stations is essential”. “We still have to be extremely vigilant”. “Security forces were very efficient today”. “I have to bring protection to the French people”.

15:00 South terminal reopened, air traffic progressively back to normal.

 

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