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Deeply moved by outpouring from India after Notre Dame fire: French envoy

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

French to Tuesday said he was "deeply moved" by the emotional outpouring of people of in the wake of the massive fire at the historic Cathedral in

The over cathedral, a World Heritage Site, is considered one of the most iconic landmarks globally and is visited by a large number of people from several countries.

"Deeply moved by the outpouring of messages sent from all over after the fire at #NotreDame de It's also in such times that one can gauge the value of friendship. Thank you India!," Ziegler tweeted.

Soon after the spread about the devastating blaze at the cathedral, several took to to express grief.

Many recalled the time they had visited there and others shared pictures from their visit.

"No overreading from the incident. We, the people of republic of India, are with you. I know your emotions on this iconic symbol. Rebuild the material structure, because you are known for building equality," wrote a user, Ganesan Ambedkar on

Others also expressed grief and hoped for its reconstruction.

"My thoughts are with the people of The 850 years of history teach us to rebuild stronger and we will. - love from India," Gautam Damodaran, another user, tweeted.

The fire that broke out at the monumental cathedral in the French capital on Monday has left the world stunned.

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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 13:21 IST