Eiffel Tower to be shielded by 2.5m glass security walls


The barriers costing some 20 million euros will be erected this autumn at the northern and southern ends of the monument area.

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The Eiffel Tower, the symbol of Paris, will soon be protected by bulletproof glass walls 2.5 metres (eight feet) high, part of a plan to prevent attacks at the monument, the city said Thursday, reports Yahoo! News.