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A strike closed the Eiffel Tower for most of Friday as staff demanded more help to deal with pickpockets operating around the Paris landmark, tower officials and unions said.

“There have always been pickpockets at the Eiffel Tower, but we are now facing an organized network,” said a union representative. The strikers want additional police to be deployed.

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