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Eiffel tower evacuated due to climbers

A man climbed the Eiffel tower up - despite of the safety precautions. For hours he endured in 270 metres height, before he gave up. The Parisian landmark was e

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Eiffel tower evacuated due to climbers

A man climbed the Eiffel tower up - despite of the safety precautions. For hours he endured in 270 metres height, before he gave up. The Parisian landmark was evacuated and locked.

The Eiffel tower in Paris was blocked for hours because a climber without permission, had climbed up on the steel structure up, and for about six hours in, around 270 meters of altitude noted. A special unit of the fire brigade and a police negotiator made contact with the man and moving him to the task. He was "under control and out of danger," it said.

The motives of the man are unclear. Yet the security forces do not know how it is for the climbers managed to bypass the strict security precaution. The operating company, according to the man in the Elevator was moved to the second floor, and then climbed in the direction of the tip.

The access to the Eiffel tower was closed for hours.

visitors had to tower

leave After the climbers had been discovered in the afternoon, evacuated the operating company of the landmark of the French capital. Approximately 2500 people had to leave the tower and the grounds. The area was spaciously. Restaurant guests who had dined on the second level, reported in the television that they had been asked to leave because someone in the tower, the platforms around.

The tower management said that the building will open on Tuesday as usual. The Eiffel tower is visited annually by millions of people. It was opened in 1889 on the occasion of the world exhibition in Paris. Significant for his construction of the French engineer Gustave Eiffel was responsible. Overall, the tower is 324 meters high.

Eiffel tower due to strike closed, 01.08.2018 news Atlas France |Paris

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