The alarm was raised after a man with a ‘large backpack’ was seen ascending the famous attraction in Paris.
Anti-terror police supported by a helicopter could be seen at the Eiffel Towers after the terror alert happened at 9am.
A police source assisting with the evacuation of the tower said: “There’s been a report of a man with a rucksack.”
The tower has frequently been threatened by terrorist groups, including al-Qaeda and Islamic State (ISIS).
Read more: express.co.uk
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