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Eiffel Tower evacuated due to bomb threat

PARIS, Sept 23 French authorities on Wednesday evacuated the iconic Eiffel Tower of visitors after a bomb threat.

Russian tourists, one holding a bottle of Champagne, talk to police officers securing the bridge leading to the Eiffel Tower, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020 in Paris. Paris police have blockaded the area around the Eiffel Tower after a phone-in bomb threat. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

The French news channel, BFMTV, said security personnel ordered people to leave the landmark after police received a call from an anonymous person claiming a bomb was planted at the tower.

Bomb disposal experts rushed ot the site while police cordoned it off (KUNA) –

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