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Paris Eiffel Tower Evacuated as Bomb Squad Sent In After Security Threat

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The Eiffel Tower in Paris, France was evacuated early Saturday afternoon after a security alert was raised, Agence France-Presse reported. Bomb disposal teams were dispatched to secure the area.

The Paris monument’s three floors, including its restaurant, were cleared of visitors by around 1:30 p.m. local time.

These types of situations are “rare,” a spokeswoman for Sete, the company that manages the iconic tourist attraction, told AFP. The news was first reported by BFM TV.

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