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France's Eiffel Tower Evacuated After Bomb Threat

France's iconic Eiffel Tower on Saturday was evacuated as a precautionary measure after receiving a bomb threat, a French police source told news agency Reuters.

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France's iconic Eiffel Tower on Saturday was evacuated as a precautionary measure after receiving a bomb threat, a French police source told news agency Reuters.

Bomb disposal experts as well as police were scouring the area, including a restaurant located on one of the floors, SETE, the body which runs the site said. Visitors were evacuates from three floors shortly after 1:30 pm (1130 GMT).

(This is a developing story. More details are awaited.)

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