DISINFO: Notre Dame fire and Islamic terror attacks are probably linked
  • Outlet: eadaily.com (archived)*
  • Date of publication: April 18, 2019
  • Outlet language(s): Russian
  • Reported in: Issue 146
  • Countries / regions discussed: France
Notre Dame

DISINFO: Notre Dame fire and Islamic terror attacks are probably linked


Now the French police tries to find out whether intentional arson was a reason of the fire of Notre-Dame and if it was, who then stands behind this intention? There were already publications in which recent attacks on churches in France are listed. The question of whether these attacks are links of the same chain arises by itself. It is already clear to many people that these acts are the work of the Islamic State. Destruction of others shrines is a common practice for Islamists. What to say here about France which continues to accept migrants from the Middle East and North Africa in thousands. Worse is coming.


The ongoing police investigation of the Notre Dame fire origin reveals that it was most likely due to a short circuit in a temporary elevator used for renovation works. The version of arson was not confirmed by any evidence. Conspiracy claims based on false allegations. No dozen Churches were burnt in France recently. An accidental fire took place in a church in Grenoble last January, police concluded, reminds France3 in response to conspiracy theories claiming it was arson. Two minor arsons took place in Lavaur and Paris due to presence of homeless people in a church in one case and teenagers in the other one, as previously reported. French government documents even minor desecration cases occurred in Churches and does not conclude the numbers were increasing, reminds Liberation check news.


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