A man has been shot dead after grabbing a soldier’s gun at Orly airport in Paris, French officials say.
He was killed by the security forces in a shop after seizing the weapon in the airport’s southern terminal.
The airport has been shut down after what the authorities said was an extremely serious incident and passengers not allowed to disembark.
Some French media say the man was involved in an earlier shooting in the north of Paris.
A security operation is continuing at the airport with bomb disposal experts involved and a search for any possible accomplices.
Police say the dead man was not carrying any explosives.
No-one else was hurt in the incident.
Orly – located 13km (8 miles) south of Paris – is the capital’s second largest airport.