Eiffel Tower evacuated after anonymous bomb threat

Authorities evacuated the Eiffel Tower on Sunday following an anonymous bomb threat, police said.

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
October 9, 2005 17:27

Authorities evacuated the Eiffel Tower on Sunday following an anonymous bomb threat, police said. After a Paris police station received a threatening telephone call Sunday, authorities asked visitors and workers to leave the monument, police said. A squad of explosives experts headed to the scene - standard procedure after such threats. The 324-meter (1,069-foot) tower is one of France's top tourist attractions, with more than 6 million visitors in 2004.



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