It's been confirmed that this afternoon's incident at Notre Dame cathedral in Paris is being treated as a terrorist incident, according to the BBC .
Tourists and worshippers were captured fleeing the scene and the public were warned to stay away, while others remained trapped inside the Notre Dame.
A video capturing the sombre prayers of the priest inside can be seen here:
Those who remained inside were later evacuated.
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