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Eiffel Tower evacuated after bomb alert: police

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Visitors to the Eiffel Tower have been evacuated from Paris's iconic monument, following an anonymous phone call Saturday night announcing an attack, a police source told AFP.

About 1,400 people were evacuated and a security perimeter has been set up around the monument, the source said.

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