Disinfo: Fire at Nore Dame de Paris may be linked to recent protests rallies

Summary

Today Notre-Dame died. Of course, the reason of “ignition” will be identified later, but the real reason is already apparent. France became a country in which people smash the windows of boutiques just because they are expensive, where taxes are so high that successful people leave. This is connected through karma with the fact that the magnificent cathedral, which very clearly represented impudent luxury and demanded more work than 36-hour-week, was burned down intentionally. What will be constructed on this place in a country where now statistically every 5th citizen is named Muhammad?

Disproof

According to assessments carried our after the fire was put out, the renovation is possible, even though it will take years. No statistics exist as for every fifth inhabitant of France is named Mohammed. The investigation is ongoing. No versions of links, "karma" or real, with the recent protest activity in France were advanced by the investigators. So far the main working version is an accident occurred during the renovation works.

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  • Reported in: Issue 145
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 15/04/2019
  • Outlet language(s) Russian
  • Countries and/or Regions discussed in the disinformation: France
  • Keywords: Notre Dame, yellow vests
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