Visitors were evacuated. Why did a man do it – is not yet clear.
In Paris, an unknown climbed the Eiffel Tower. Visitors were temporarily ceased to be let out of it until the police settled the situation, after which the tower was closed . Older people with children were the first to leave the attraction, Independent.ie noted .
Updated at 8:10 am: Police detained a man who climbed the Eiffel Tower in Paris, reports Bi-bi-si According to the fire brigade, about 2.5 thousand people were evacuated from the sights due to the actions of an unknown climber. The tower will be opened for visitors at 9:30 am local time.
How a man climbed the tower and for what purpose, is still unknown. According to the representative of the Paris police, rescuers arrived at the scene, who are negotiating with a man. The city authorities did not specify when the tower will be opened again.
just having a picnic in the park when we notice there is literally a guy dangling from the eiffel tower pic.twitter.com/Crbo148rsi— dime (@sp00kydime) May 20, 2019