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Man shot dead after incident at Paris Orly airport - BFM TV

PARIS, March 18 (Reuters) - French soldiers shot dead a man at Paris' Orly airport on Saturday after he tried to grab a weapon, BFM TV reported.

The airport was evacuated following the incident, the television channel said.

French police confirmed that a security operation was in progress at the airport, south of the capital.

(Reporting by Gus Trompiz, Simon Carraud, Marine Pennetier and Eric Faye; Editing by Dale Hudson)