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Eiffel Tower evacuated in bomb threat (9/14/10)

Old 09-14-10, 05:24 PM
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Eiffel Tower evacuated in bomb threat (9/14/10)

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<i>"The Eiffel Tower in Paris and its immediate surroundings have been evacuated amid French news reports of a bomb alert.

An AP photographer on the site saw several busloads of police officers under the famous tower. An officer on the site says the tower and the nearby Champs de Mars park have been evacuated but has declined to give any other details.

Paris police told NBC News that about 2,000 visitors were evacuated. The tower remains closed to public while police search for any suspicious packages.

Tourists are still on the nearby sidewalks, however, and road traffic continues to circulate.

French media reported that Tuesday's evacuation followed a bomb alert. Further information was not immediately available. Paris police headquarters did not return numerous calls"</i>

Uh-oh ........
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Re: Eiffel Tower evacuated in bomb threat (9/14/10)

Where. Is. CHENEY?!?!!
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They obviously need to check the elevator for the explosives, and find some way to launch the car into space if possible. Preferably not near any imprisoned super-villains.
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Serious question, but how often do bomb threats actually wind up being real?
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Is this a rare occurrence?

My guess is the immediate suspicion is ties to the burqa ban?
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Do you guys think this was planned by Nicolas Sarkozy?
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Off to PrisonPlanet.com to get the "truth" behind this so-called bomb.
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There were actually two bomb alerts, both from anonymous phone calls. One for the Eiffel Tower around 8:20 PM and another one a bit later for "la gare St-Michel" (train station). Both ended up being false alerts. The Eiffel Tower and the train station have been re-opened to the public.
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They should've called this guy

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Where. Is. CHENEY?!?!!
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Serious question, but how often do bomb threats actually wind up being real?
The bombs were real on 9/11....


CIA!


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The bombs were real on 9/11....


CIA!


That ruled.
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That ruled.
9/11 ruled? You dirty Muslim
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9/11 ruled?
Sounds like something Cheney would say in an interview!
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