Eiffel Tower Climber Who Sparked Evacuation Grabbed, Monument To Be Operational

PARIS

A climber who sparked an evacuation of the Eiffel Tower on Monday was grabbed after clinging to the famous Paris landmark for more than six hours, officials said.

Eiffel Tower Evacuated After Climber Spotted On Monument

The man, who was not immediately identified, “is in the hands of the emergency teams” deployed to the tower, which will reopen to visitors as normal early on Tuesday, the company operating the structure said in a statement.