France: Bullet-proof barrier to protect Eiffel Tower ahead of Bastille Day

Parisian authorities have begun the final stages of the construction of a bulletproof glass barrier around the Eiffel Tower in the French capital, footage filmed on Friday shows. Two glass walls have been erected from the side of Quai Branly and Avenue Gustave-Eiffel. Both are 3.24 m high (10.6 ft) and 6.5 cm thick (0.2 ft). Two other sides are covered with metal grids. The construction work... Еще was planned to be finished before the national holiday Bastille Day. According to the reports, the approximate cost of the security measure was €34 million ($40 million).

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