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Fire guts Paris’ Notre-Dame, but structure saved from destruction


Fire guts Paris’ Notre-Dame, but structure saved from destruction 123 SHARES Share it! As it burned into the evening, firefighters battled to prevent one of the main bell towers from collapsing. “We now believe that the two towers of Notre-Dame have been saved,” Paris fire chief Jean-Claude Gallet told reporters at the scene. The archbishop of Paris called on all priests in Paris to ring church bells as a gesture of solidarity for Notre-Dame. Built over a century starting in 1163, Notre-Dame is considered to be among the finest examples of French Gothic cathedral architecture.


Source: Manila Bulletin April 15, 2019 21:33 UTC



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