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

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

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

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

    « A man threatens to blow everything up. »

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

    Armed police at the scene in Paris today

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

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