Orly airport shooting: what we know so far and live updates


Orly airport, where about 3,000 people were evacuated Saturday morning after a man who attacked a military security patrol was shot dead, began returning to normal sevice late in the day; the father and brother of the assailant, 39-year-old Ziyed Ben Belgacem, a French national with a string of convictions for violent crime and who the French authorities report became close to radical Islamist movements in prison, were taken into custody for questioning.  

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French President François Hollande said an investigation into the shooting dead of a man who attacked security forces at Paris Orly airport on Saturday will determine whether he “had a terrorist plot behind him”, reports FRANCE 24.