Man Shot after Attacking Soldier in Paris

As reported by the Associated Press today, French soldiers shot and killed a man who attacked a soldier at Orly Airport in Paris. The man, who had a long criminal record and may have been radicalized, attacked a soldier who was on foot patrol and tried to take away her rifle. France’s Defense Minister, Jean-Yves Le Drian said, “Her two comrades thought it was necessary, and they were right, to open fire to protect her and especially to protect all the people who were around.” The soldier was unhurt from the attack and no other injuries were reported.

AP story found here:,-radical-flags


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