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Notre-Dame smolders as investigation begins

Updated : April 16, 2019 03:06:58 IST

Hundreds of firemen battled the blaze which consumed the roof and collapsed the eight-centuries-old cathedral's spire for more than eight hours before bringing it under control, saving its bell towers and outer walls.
Pockets of fire continued to burn inside the building and thorough checks on the cathedral's structural soundness would be needed, junior interior minister Laurent Nunez said.
Notre-Dame smolders as investigation begins
Published : April 16, 2019 03:06 PM IST

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