REPORT: Trocadero Square Evacuated Near EIFFEL TOWER – Reports of Armed Incident
A third situation is being reported in Paris this afternoon.
** The Kouachi brothers are held up in a building holding a hostage in a small industrial town northeast of Paris.
** Another hostage situation at an East Paris deli – two people are dead.
** And now there are reports of an incident at the Eiffel Tower.
The Eiffel Tower went dark last night in honor of the Islamic terror attack victims.
Police are swarming in the area near the Eiffel Tower.
A Trocadéro, des policiers en joue devant le métro pic.twitter.com/QkTrD4CDgb
— Mélodie Pépin (@MelodiePeps) January 9, 2015
Trocadero Square near the Eiffel Tower is being evacuated.
The police are waving people away from Trocadero Square.
— Steiner (@Steiner1776) January 9, 2015
— Nick Jones (@TheOneNickJones) January 9, 2015
— Nation FM (@NationFMKe) January 9, 2015
An armed incident has been reported in the Trocadero area close to the Eiffel Tower in Paris. The vicinity has been pic.twitter.com/MfG3CkGzcQ
— Olga Mutiez (@mutiezo) January 9, 2015
The Interior Minister is denying an attack at the Eiffel Tower.
— Instant Reporter (@InstantReporter) January 9, 2015
Some 90,000 security forces were mobilized nationwide.