The Eiffel Tower (file photo)
The Eiffel Tower (file photo)

France: Eiffel Tower evacuated as man climbs iconic landmark

ANI | Updated: May 20, 2019 20:51 IST

Paris [France], May 20 (ANI): The iconic Eiffel Tower was closed and people were evacuated as a man was spotted scaling the structure from its exterior by onlookers on Monday.
"The Eiffel Tower is currently closed until further notice. We kindly advise our visitors to postpone their visit," the tower's official Twitter account announced.
Police have reached the spot and are trying to negotiate with the man, who climbed undetected till the second floor of the tower, as per Sputnik. (ANI)