Report: Notre Dame Cathedral evacuated after suicide

Police say Notre Dame Cathedral has been evacuated following the incident. Credit: Reuters

Paris police say Notre Dame Cathedral has been evacuated after a suicide inside the famed church, reports Associated Press.

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Suicide at Paris cathedral

A man who committed suicide by shooting himself at the altar of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris has been named as a well-known former far-right activist. Dominique Venner, 78, was a historian known in France for his far-right political essays