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1,500 people evacuated from Eiffel Tower(short title)
Daily Mail UK ^ | 03/30/2013 | Peter Allen

Posted on 03/30/2013 8:32:46 PM PDT by occamrzr06

The Eiffel Tower was evacuated tonight following a telephoned terrorist bomb warning.

Some 1,500 people, including tourists and staff, were escorted out of France's most famous landmark shortly after 7.30pm.

It follows threats from Al-Qaeda pledging 'revenge' for the French intervention in the African state of Mali to fight Islamic terrorists.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2301676/BREAKING-NEWS-1-500-people-evacuated-Eiffel-Tower-anonymous-phone-claimed-explosives-placed-landmark.html#ixzz2P5IbOcgI

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: alqaeda; alqaedafrance; eiffeltower; france; frenchmuslims; globaljihad; paris; terrorist
Wow, and to think, 2 days ago everything was fine when I went up the tower.

Hmmm, seems the war on terror isn't really over.

1 posted on 03/30/2013 8:32:46 PM PDT by occamrzr06
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To: occamrzr06

BTTT


2 posted on 03/30/2013 8:34:04 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: occamrzr06

France should’ve listened to Brigitte Bardot, who was against so many Muslim’s coming into their country.

Bastards.


3 posted on 03/30/2013 8:50:57 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: occamrzr06

1500, isn’t that a lot of people for the Eiffel Tower?


4 posted on 03/30/2013 9:13:09 PM PDT by HomeAtLast ( You're either with the Tea Party, or you're with the EBT Party.)
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To: HomeAtLast

If you are just talking about the Tower, maybe. The very near surrounding venues of shops and concessions, I would say no.


5 posted on 03/30/2013 9:23:59 PM PDT by occamrzr06
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To: HomeAtLast
1500, isn’t that a lot of people for the Eiffel Tower?

For 6 am, it is. Right now, it is just after midnight eastern--France is 6 hours ahead of us.

When, exactly, did this evacuation take place?

6 posted on 03/30/2013 9:25:50 PM PDT by exDemMom (Now that I've finally accepted that I'm living a bad hair life, I'm more at peace with the world.)
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To: occamrzr06

Has there even been a “bomb warning” called in before a real bombing?

Except for the few occassions when they asked for money, these calls seem to always be fake.


7 posted on 03/30/2013 9:50:28 PM PDT by varyouga
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To: Beowulf9

Once people realize that Muslims really are trying to conquer and impose Sharia Law, it will be too late.


8 posted on 03/30/2013 9:54:26 PM PDT by FreedomStar3028
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To: occamrzr06

Did they evacuate it during Air France Flight 896?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_France_Flight_8969

Air France Flight 8969 was an Air France flight that was hijacked on 24 December 1994 by the Armed Islamic Group (GIA) at Algiers, where they killed three passengers, with the intention to blow up the plane over the Eiffel Tower in Paris. When the aircraft reached Marseille, the GIGN, an intervention group of the French National Gendarmerie, stormed the plane and killed all four hijackers. The GIA’s plan appeared to foreshadow the September 11 attacks.[1] Thomas Sancton of TIME magazine described the event as “one of the most successful anti-terrorist operations in history.”[2]

A former militant group leader admitted that the men had planned to detonate the aircraft over the Eiffel Tower. The militant group never again attempted this plot. Pasqua said that if the militants crashed an aircraft on the Eiffel Tower or the Élysées Palace they would have committed what they would believe to be “an extraordinary feat.”[3]


9 posted on 03/30/2013 10:02:08 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (I’m not a Republican, I’m a conservative! Pubbies haven't been conservative since before T.R.)
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To: occamrzr06

I’m pretty sure Superman would take care of this, freeing General Zodd and his cohorts from the Phantom Zone


10 posted on 03/31/2013 12:31:53 AM PDT by Mentos
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To: varyouga

Yes, the Basque separatists in Spain used to do that - they were the only terrorist organization that did that on a regular basis to try to avoid taking life (and leaving it on the Spanish authorities if they didn’t evacuate.)


11 posted on 03/31/2013 12:45:14 AM PDT by Spktyr (Overwhelmingly superior firepower and the willingness to use it is the only proven peace solution.)
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To: occamrzr06
Wow, and to think, 2 days ago everything was fine when I went up the tower.

Did that once around 25 years ago... I figure it hasn't changed much, so why go back?

12 posted on 03/31/2013 1:04:47 AM PDT by Cementjungle
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13 posted on 03/31/2013 3:58:08 AM PDT by tomkat ( .. I repeat it, sir, let it come)
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To: HomeAtLast
1500, isn’t that a lot of people for the Eiffel Tower?

It's likely the grounds around it. Beautiful area.

14 posted on 03/31/2013 7:43:27 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: tomkat

Amen!


15 posted on 03/31/2013 10:06:29 AM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: exDemMom

The posted article says it was 7:30pm last night


16 posted on 03/31/2013 10:10:02 AM PDT by EDINVA
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To: NoGrayZone
Well lordy, you ARE alive ! !

lol

17 posted on 03/31/2013 10:17:51 AM PDT by tomkat ( .. I repeat it, sir, let it come)
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To: tomkat

Yes I am!!!! I’m sorry. I’ve been going through a smack down, in which I asked for.

I gave my life over to Him because I could not control myself or circumstances. I expected “rainbows and unicorns”......what a fool I was!

Things are starting to settle. The more days I give unto Him, the better.

Sorry FRiend (((hug))). Please forgive me?


18 posted on 03/31/2013 11:06:47 AM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: NoGrayZone
Nothin' to forgive, lady .. just good to know you're still with us .. keep the shiny side up   8^)
19 posted on 03/31/2013 11:18:57 AM PDT by tomkat
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To: occamrzr06

I was in Paris three years ago and in each corner of plaza at the Tower they had large military transports. I got a peek inside of one when a soldier was exiting and is was loaded with a lot of anti-tank shoulder fired munitions along with rotating cylinder grenade launchers and heavy machine guns. They looked like they were expecting vehicle assaults. They were not messing around.


20 posted on 03/31/2013 11:37:34 AM PDT by Gabrial (The nightmare will continue as long as the nightmare is in the Whitehouse)
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To: tomkat

Thanks Tom =)!


21 posted on 03/31/2013 12:02:17 PM PDT by NoGrayZone (For evil to triumph it is only necessary for good men to do nothing.)
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To: Gabrial

I didn’t see that. I did see 3 man Patrols with the troops (not police) in full battle rattle.


22 posted on 03/31/2013 12:04:09 PM PDT by occamrzr06
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To: occamrzr06

I saw that at Orly too. Trying to find a hotel shuttle at nearly midnite was getting a little tiresome, and my spidey senses were starting to act up. I was happy to see them


23 posted on 04/01/2013 12:05:53 PM PDT by enraged
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