Hundreds Gather At Notre Dame To Honour Paris Victims

Hundreds of people on Sunday attended a memorial service and bell ringing at Paris’ Notre Dame cathedral in the memory of the 129 victims killed in Friday’s gun and bomb attacks across the city.

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Mayor of Paris Anne Hidalgo was among those attending the mass, which was held by Cardinal Andre Vingt-Trois.

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Like other landmarks in the French capital, the historic Catholic cathedral has been closed to visitors since the killings, but opened to service attendees mourning the massacre that left another 352 injured, 99 critically, in the worst attacks in Paris since World War II.

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The usually bustling city of 2.2 million people has been quiet since French President Francois Hollande declared three days of national mourning and police asked citizens to stay indoors when possible.

For all those who still dunno what happened..here’s what you should know.

A multinational team of “jihadist cells” worked together to coordinate hits on bars, a concert hall and soccer stadium.Salah Abdeslam is one of three brothers believed to be involved in the killings; one was arrested in Belgium and another died in the attack.

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Three AK-47 rifles were discovered in an abandoned black Seat car, which had Belgian number plates.Witnesses said the gunmen fired from the back of a black Seat.

Here’s a footage from the attack site:

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