One of the top tourist attractions in Paris closed on Monday after a person climbed the Eiffel Tower.
The attraction operators tweeted around 10:00 am and reported that the tourist attraction was "closed until further notice". The unidentified climber was discovered on top of the tower.
The climber seemed to be wearing a red jacket and was near the top of the 303 meter high building.
"We advise our visitors to postpone their visit," it said.
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"WHY WOULD YOU CLICK UP THE EIFFEL TOWER?", Postponed Another Person on Twitter 19659003] The incident resulted in a massive response from the police and firefighters, reported the French television BFM.
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It was not immediately clear why the person climbed onto the tower.
This is an evolving story. Check again for updates.