On Monday evening, a massive fire erupted in the medieval Cathedral of Notre Dame in Paris, one of France's most famous landmarks. Around 400 firefighters battled the blaze for around nine hours and extinguished the fire. However, large parts including the iconic spire and the roof of the 850 year old Gothic structure has collapsed, leaving the two bell towers which has been saved. The reason behind the fire is speculated to be the on-going renovation work in the cathedral.
People around the world has been mourning the loss of the iconic structure which stood strong since 850 years. Also, celebs from our Television industry are saddened by the unfortunate incident. Have a look at their messages and posts :
"Seven Centuries of history going down in flames #Notredame"
Sharing an old picture of the cross from the cathedral, Krystle wrote, "This is then...And even currently the cross is still standing."
Actor Karan Tacker called the mishap heartbreaking.
Dahleez fame Tridha Choudhury wrote, "Deeply saddened to see the Heart of Paris' burn in flames."
Reminiscing about the time when Sumona visited the Notre Dame, she wrote, "Thinking of the time I actually walked inside this beautiful cathedral, to have experienced it's beauty and strength and magnificence and above all it's history."
We hope the iconic structure is rebuilt soon. What are your thoughts? Drop in your comments below...