Eiffel tower evacuated due to climber

The Eiffel Tower in Paris was evacuated Monday after people saw a man climbing the tower. This all started at approximately 2:20pm. Security workers soon segregated onlookers into different groups as a precaution and cordoned off the area.

The Eiffel Tower was evacuated today because a person climbed the 300-meter-high structure on the outside. The man was almost at the tip of the tower, but was eventually arrested. The man was almost at the tip of the tower, but was eventually arrested.

The operator of the tower reported that the standard procedure is to evacuate visitors to the tower if it is illegally climbed. The operator could not say how many people were evacuated. The climber would be a young man. The purpose of his action is unclear.