In Paris evacuated the Eiffel tower because of a suspected terrorist attack. About it reports The Daily Mail.
“A complete blockade. We were locked inside. Say, some guy was acting weird, but it seems not. The staff locked in with us,” — told the newspaper one of the tourists. On a place cynologists work with dogs. In addition, according to some reports, evacuated one of the stations with the Eurostar.
June 6, the tower tried to break the man with a knife. Then nobody has suffered.
In March it was reported that the authorities of Paris decided to protect the Eiffel tower by a wall of bulletproof glass with a height of 2.5 meters. It plans to build by the end of 2018. Estimated cost of the project — 20 million euros. The wall is built on the site of the metal fence, which is set for the championship of Europe on football of 2016.
In January it was reported that the city of Paris intends to spend 300 million euros for the modernization of the tower. It was explained that the funds will be used to reduce the queues to attractions and redecorating of the facility.