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The Eiffel Tower had to be emptied out of all its visitors today, along with all its surroundings because of a bomb scare, coming from polics sources.
This happens on the same day the French Senate voted a ban on burqas with a full majority vote - less one.
Edited to add a BBC News link
About 2,000 people have been evacuated from the Eiffel Tower in Paris and its surrounding park after a bomb scare.
The alarm was raised after an anonymous call to the company which manages the famous landmark, officials said.
[Edited 2010-09-14 14:02:25]