Eiffel Tower closed indefinitely after Paris attacks

European capitals have reinforced security checks as governments held emergency cabinet meetings a day after multiple attacks in which more than 120 people were killed (AFP Photo/Francois Guillot)

Paris (AFP) - The Eiffel Tower will be closed indefinitely following the wave of deadly attacks in Paris, the iconic landmark's operator said on Saturday.

The company decided to close the monument -- normally visited by up to 20,000 people a day -- after Friday's attacks which claimed at least 128 lives, a spokeswoman told AFP. It will remain closed "until further notice," she added.