Eiffel Tower evacuated after bomb threat

The Eiffel Tower has been evacuated after a bomb threat, authorities in Paris say.
The Eiffel Tower has been evacuated after a bomb threat, authorities in Paris say.

The Eiffel Tower in Paris has been evacuated after a bomb threat was received, according to information from the tower management and police.

Police confirmed to dpa that a bomb threat had been received and that an operation was taking place in the area.

The Eiffel Tower's management said that the structure, one of the French capital's best-known tourist sites, had been evacuated.

Australian Associated Press