Assailant at France's Orly airport under influence of alcohol, narcotics: report

Source:Xinhua Published: 2017/3/20 8:55:44

The man who attacked a military patrol Saturday at Orly airport before being shot was under the influence of alcohol and narcotics at the time of the incident, French TV station reported Sunday night, quoting a legal source.

"The toxicological analyzes carried out this Sunday showed a blood alcohol level of 0.93 grams per liter of blood and the presence of cannabis and cocaine," the source said on condition of anonymity, according to the French information channel of BFMTV.

This man named Ziyed Ben Belgacem, a Frenchman of 39 years, had been condemned in 2009 for traffic of narcotics.


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