France: Work begins on bombproof wall around Eiffel Tower

Construction of a $20 million 8ft (3m) bombproof wall begun around Paris's Eiffel Tower on Thursday in a bid to make the iconic landmark safe from terrorism. The wall is expected to be built by May 2018. The city has been on high-alert after a spate of terror attacks over the past two years. A chain-link fence around the tower has been in place since Euro 2016. As well as improving security... Еще, the wall is expected to improve access and the aesthetics as part of a multi-million euro development plan.

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