Paris' Orly airport was evacuated Saturday morning after a man was fatally shot by police after trying to seize a soldier's weapon, officials said.
The man's identity is not yet known. The soldier is part of the Sentinel special force, deployed around France to defend sensitive sites from terror attacks.
France's National Police and the Paris airport authority initially tweeted that a "security operation" was currently underway at the international airport.
"#Orly #airport On going special operations by the Police.Please follow Their instructions," the authority that manages the airport tweeted at 9:19 a.m. local time.