Eiffel Tower EVACUATED after man ‘threatens to detonate bomb’ sparking massive police response


THE Eiffel Tower was sealed off in a terror alert today after a man reportedly threatened to blow it up.

The Paris landmark was evacuated as cops cordoned off surrounding roads.

Cops sealed off the Eiffel Tower after a bomb threat today

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Cops sealed off the Eiffel Tower after a bomb threat todayCredit: Twitter/ @AmauryBucco

Local TV station BFM Paris said police received an anonymous phone call around noon local time claiming a bomb had been planted.

Armed police were filmed at the scene as officers searched for a possible device.

French journalist Amaury Bucco tweeted: “Perimeter of Eiffel Tower cordoned off, police operation in progress.

“A man threatens to blow everything up.”

Armed police at the scene in Paris today

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Armed police at the scene in Paris todayCredit: Twitter/ @AmauryBucco

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