Drones spotted over Paris landmarks
01:55 - Source: CNN

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Drones are seen overnight in Paris

They hovered over Paris landmarks like the Eiffel Tower, the Bastille and the U.S. Embassy

CNN  — 

Five drones were reportedly seen flying over sensitive and well-known areas of Paris overnight – sightings that authorities are investigating, the city prosecutor’s office said Tuesday.

The unmanned aerial vehicles were spotted over the Eiffel Tower, the Bastille, Place de la Concorde, Les Invalides and the U.S. Embassy, according to Agnes Thibault-Lecuivre, a spokeswoman for the Paris prosecutor’s office. The drones were seen between midnight and 6 a.m.

The French aviation police are searching for the operators of the drones.