Parisian police tackles man with knife at eiffel tower

Parisian police tackles man with knife at eiffel tower

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A man tried late on Saturday night, with a knife, the eiffel tower. He wanted the security checks of the attraction pass, but was picked up by the police.

The man was quickly overpowered and arrested,” according to a statement that the management of the eiffel tower on Sunday morning published. He was alone when the incident struck, no one injured.

Immediately after the arrest led the police carried out an investigation at the treikpleister. They left the attraction at 00.30 hours to evacuate, a quarter of an hour before the eiffel tower normally closes.

About the motivation of the man, nothing is known. In the communication it is stated that he is a T-shirt wore the Parisian football club PSG. The eiffel tower was last night in the city and club colours (red and blue) illuminated, with a text to the amenities of the purchased star player Neymar.


In Paris and the rest of France since the terror attacks of november 13, 2015, the state of emergency. That measure was repeatedly prolonged by parliament, but the president of france Emmanuel Macron has announced a new safety law to work, that the authorities are better equipped in the fight against terrorism. If that new law is adopted, would the state of emergency in the autumn!

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