Following the hijack drama at Orly airport, Paris, on Sunday (January 19) stringent security has been enforced at the airport.
GV EXTERIOR Orly Sud airport
STV PAN Armed security man
GV PAN Empty terraces with CRS man
GV CRS man on terrace ZOOM empty staircases
GV Armed CRS men near control tower
SV CRS man on terrace PULL TO GV
SV ZOOM FROM INTERIOR deserted lounge TO CRS
SV Armed airport police at departure gate
SV Security men frisking passenger
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Background: Following the hijack drama at Orly airport, Paris, on Sunday (January 19) stringent security has been enforced at the airport. Strong detachments of the Compangies Republicanise Securite (CRS) and armed airport buildings.
As part of the new measures, all observations terraces are shut to visitors, higher perimeter fences are to be installed and police marksmen will patrol the area.
Sunday's attack, in which Arab terrorists tried to shoot at an Israeli airliner with a rocket-launcher, was the second such attack at Orly within a week.