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Friday, 1 September 2017

BREAKING NEWS: Tourists are locked inside the Eiffel Tower amid reports of a 'gunman on the loose' as the Eurostar is evacuated in Paris terror alert

Tourists were locked inside the Eiffel Tower and the Eurostar evacuated amid a Paris terror alert involving someone who was 'acting weird' this evening.
People have taken to social media to share images of the popular tourist attraction shut off and surrounded by police.

One person is believed to have been arrested.
Initial reports said the person was carrying a weapon, with some social media users mentioning both a 'gun' and a 'knife', but these have not been confirmed.
A police cordon surrounded the area as officers stopped people from getting close to the landmark in Paris. 
People have taken to social media to share images of the popular tourist attraction (pictured) shut off and surrounded by police
People have taken to social media to share images of the popular tourist attraction (pictured) shut off and surrounded by police
Tourists have been locked inside the Eiffel Tower and the Eurostar evacuated amid a Paris terror alert involving someone who was 'acting weird' this evening
Tourists have been locked inside the Eiffel Tower and the Eurostar evacuated amid a Paris terror alert involving someone who was 'acting weird' this evening
Bob Thomas said on Twitter: 'Anyone know what is going on at the Eiffel Tower? All been shut down.'
The tourist told the Mirror: 'We're stuck in one of the legs outside the lift. We've been locked in.
'Told it's a full lock down. We have been locked inside. Nothing official yet.

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