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merlin_153562551_e1ee4866-2aa2-49a9-88cb-e53af8fbceb9-jumboThousands of Parisians and tourists gathered on the banks of the Seine river and watched in shock as the fire tore through the cathedral’s wooden roof and brought down part of the spire. Credit : Thibault Camus/Associated Press

People watch as a fire burns at the National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro

Fire guts the National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro, the oldest scientific institution in the country. Credit : Ricardo Moraes / Reuters.