Visitors to the world famous 324-metre-high monument were evacuated at around 2:30 pm following the bomb threat, a news agency reported. The tower was reopened to the public at 4.30 pm after the police conducted a security check.

The monument is a frequent subject to bomb scares, although these threats are usually found to be hoax. The last bomb threat to the tower was on March 30.

(Agencies)

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