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Bomb threat at Eiffel Tower causes evacuation

Posted at 11:30 PM, Mar 30, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-30 23:30:54-04

A security perimeter has been lifted at the Eiffel Tower after a fake bomb threat Saturday.

Officials in Paris evacuated the monument and searched it after the anonymous threat was called into police.

About one thousand five hundred visitors were forced to leave.