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Eiffel Tower Evacuated Because of a Suicide Attempt

PARIS: The man finally gave up his suicide attempt and the monument has reopened Friday night ..

All ended well. The Eiffel Tower was “completely evacuated” on Friday night because of “the presence of a young man on a pillar of the tower threatening to commit suicide,” announced the company operating the Eiffel Tower (Sete).


In a video filmed by a witness on site, the man climbed a ladder on the west pillar.





“The police, present on the spot, managed to bring the young man to give up his atempt and as supported by the relevant services,” the company said in a statement. “The Eiffel Tower has been reopened under normal conditions in the evening,” she added.

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