An autopsy on the man shot dead after attacking French soldiers at Paris's Orly airport is expected to establish whether he was under the influence of drugs or alcohol at the time. Ziyed Ben Belgacem shouted that he was ready to "die for Allah" during the attack, but appears to have been a regular drinker and drug-taker.
Zied Ben Belgacem, 39, is believed to have been radicalised in prison and was on French terrorism watchlist The Paris airport attacker who tried to take a soldier hostage before being shot dead had a long criminal record, French ant...
Ziyed Ben Belgacem was killed after trying to seize a soldier's rifle after a day of violence.
Soldiers at Paris' busy Orly Aiport shot and killed a man who wrestled one of their colleagues to the ground and tried to steal her rifle Saturday, officials said.
Police say Ziad Ben Belgacem in the last hours of his life shot and injured a police officer, hijacked a car and for a few terror-filled minutes held a soldier hostage at Paris' Orly Airport.