Eiffel Tower Evacuated After Bomb Threat

10:35 AM, Aug 9, 2013   |    comments
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Paris-- One of the world's famous landmarks was evacuated Friday afternoon (Paris time) after bomb threat. Police said hundreds of tourists were evacuated from Paris' Eiffel Tower in response to a bomb alert.

Reuters is reporting that a bomb disposal unit was used to inspect the monument after an anonymous phone call triggered the alert around 2 p.m.

Police said investigators didn't find anything and after two hours, the tower was reopened.

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