PARIS (AP) — Video of a suspected Islamic extremist at Paris' Orly Airport shows a soldier caught by surprise when an attacker drops a shopping bag and grabs her from behind.
French police arrested on Tuesday two individuals suspected of supplying the pellet gun used by Ziyed Ben Belgacem, the man who was shot dead at Paris's Orly airport after trying to grab the rifle of a soldier on patrol.
Film obtained by Associated Press appears to show Ziyed Ben Belgacem grabbing soldier at Orly and trying to take her gun before being shot Video footage of a suspected Islamic extremist at Orly airport in Paris has emerged that shows a soldier caught by surprise when an attacker drops a shopping bag before grabbing her from behind. Show More Summary
The attack in which Ziyed Ben Belgacem was shot dead after assaulting a soldier in Paris’ Orly airport can be seen here on CCTV footage. Ben Belgacem was shot dead by another soldier during the scuffle. Investigators are still trying...Show More Summary
Frenchman said he wanted to kill and die in the name of Allah
The man shot dead at Paris's Orly airport after attacking a soldier was under the influence of drugs and alcohol at the time, a judicial source said Sunday.
France's Orly airport is evacuated and the flights are suspended after a man seizing a soldier's gun is shot dead. Saskia O'Donoghue reports
Toxicology tests showed Ziyed Ben Belgacem had consumed alcohol, cannabis and cocaine before attacking a soldier.'
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on incident at Orly Airport in Paris where a man was shot to death after attempting to seize a soldier's weapon (all times local):
A man who had been investigated for links to radical Islam was shot dead at Paris's Orly airport on Saturday after attacking a soldier on patrol and grabbing her rifle. French investigators are trying to establish whether 39-year-old Ziyed Ben Belgacem had planned the attack at the capital's second-busiest airport or acted on impulse. Show More Summary
Toxicology tests showed Ziyed Ben Belgacem had consumed alcohol, cannabis and cocaine before he attacked a soldier and was later shot dead The man shot dead at Paris’s Orly airport after attacking a soldier was under the influence of drugs and alcohol at the time. Show More Summary
The motive is still unclear in this weekend's attack at the Orly Airport in Paris. Officials completed an autopsy on the suspect Sunday to determine if he was intoxicated at the time of the assault. Jonathan Vigliotti has more.
A man who said he was ready to die for Allah was shot dead after attacking a soldier at Paris's Orly airport, triggering a major security alert that caused travel chaos. The shooting is the latest attack in a country reeling from a wave of bloody assaults, including many claimed by the Islamic State group. Show More Summary
The father of the man shot dead at Orly airport in Paris after attacking a soldier insisted Sunday that his son was "not a terrorist" and that his actions were caused by drink and drugs.
PARIS (AP) — French officials completed an autopsy Sunday to determine whether a suspected Islamic extremist was drunk or high on drugs when he took a soldier hostage at Paris' Orly Airport and was shot dead by her fellow patrolmen.
Flights at Paris' Orly airport were returning to normal Sunday a day after a man triggered a major security alert and travel chaos when he attacked a soldier before being shot dead. Anti-terror investigators Sunday released the father...Show More Summary
French investigators were on Sunday trying to establish whether the man shot dead after holding up a soldier at Orly airport in Paris had planned the attack or acted on impulse. Saturday's assault by 39-year-old Ziyed Ben Belgacem caused...Show More Summary
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.
This is an update from breaking news from the Orly airport in Paris, where four cops were shot and one killed. The shooter is identified as a radicalized Muslim on
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.