Notre-Dame fire catastrophe

Notre-Dame fire catastrophe

Short videographic on the Notre-Dame fire disaster. Six months after a blaze caused devastating damage to Paris' Notre-Dame cathedral, nearly one billion euros have been paid or pledged to rebuild the edifice, France's culture minister said Tuesday.
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