Once again unwanted illegals/migrants cause a wall to be built…….
Paris: Eiffel Tower to be secured by huge bulletproof wall of glass
Plans have been revealed for a new bulletproof glass wall around two sides of the Eiffel Tower, as authorities grapple to protect the city’s tourists without ruining their historic monuments.
If you’ve been past the Eiffel Tower lately you may have noticed that it’s surrounded by an unsightly metal fence.
The unattractive structure is a temporary security measure that was introduced before the Euro 2016 football tournament, but which has hung around until now.
But instead of pulling down the barriers, authorities will instead replace it by another wall – made out of glass.
“The terror threat remains high in Paris and the most vulnerable sites, led by the Eiffel Tower, must be the object of special security measures,” said deputy mayor Jean-Francois Martins, who is in charge of tourism at the Paris City Hall.
The glass walls will prevent individuals or vehicles storming the site visited by six million people each year, he added.
Paris has long feared attacks at tourist sites and has grappled with the need to protect its visitors, not least after a failed terror attack in September at the Notre Dame cathedral and last week’s machete attack near the Louvre museum without scaring them or ruining the beauty of its most famous attractions.