The Eiffel Tower and the Arc de Triomphe monument and surrounding areas were evacuated following reports of a bomb in Paris, the capital of France.
According to British media, after receiving the report of the bomb, the police surrounded and evacuated the tourist area of Paris.
According to the news agency, the police also found a bag full of weapons and bullets near the Eiffel Tower. In the pictures that appeared on social media, there are bullets and various weapons in a blue bag.
Police say the area has been cleared and the Eiffel Tower and the monumental Arc de Triomphe have been reopened and traffic has returned to normal.
France is on high alert after a French teacher was beheaded by an 18-year-old Muslim man for showing blasphemous sketches in class. The French government has also issued instructions to its citizens around the world to avoid unnecessary travel.
Protests against France have erupted around the world following French President Emmanuel Macron’s support for the publication of the blasphemous sketches, and a campaign to boycott French goods is underway in Muslim countries.
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