External Content

The following content is sourced from external partners. We cannot guarantee that it is suitable for the visually or hearing impaired.

PARIS (Reuters) - French police said they arrested a man near the Eiffel Tower in Paris on Friday night, after media reports of a security alert.

"A person was arrested, the incident is finished," an official at Paris police said. "He wasn't armed, we'll know more about his motives tomorrow," the official added.

Police said the tower was not evacuated.

(Reporting by Caroline Pailliez and Christian Hartmann; Writing by Michel Rose; Editing by Andrew Heavens)

Neuer Inhalt

Horizontal Line


swissinfo EN

Teaser Join us on Facebook!

Join us on Facebook!

subscription form

Form for signing up for free newsletter.

Sign up for our free newsletters and get the top stories delivered to your inbox.







Click here to see more newsletters

Reuters