Man killed at Paris airport planned to 'die for Allah': prosecutor

By -- Reuters —— Bio and Archives March 19, 2017

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A man shot dead by French soldiers at Paris Orly airport on Saturday shouted he was there to “die for Allah” and tried to seize a soldier’s assault rifle, apparently intending to open fire on passengers, a prosecutor said.

The latest in a series of attacks in France forced the evacuation of France’s second-busiest airport and thrust security back to the forefront of France’s presidential election campaign.—More…

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