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Damage Arc de Triomphe ’in the barrels’

PARIS – The damage that rioters to the Arc de Triomphe have been done, runs in the hundreds of thousands of euros. Yellow bibs daub Saturday, the world-famous arch with graffiti and damaged exhibition halls.

Cleaners to work, and the monument again leuzenvrij’.

That has Philippe Bélaval, president of the French Monumentencentrum, in the newspaper Le Figaro said. According to him, the harm can add up to a million euro. But Sunday started immediately with the removal of the slogans.

“There was a question of methodical plundering of exhibition halls, store and toilets”, said Bélaval. “A plaster model from the thirties of the last century, was torn in pieces. All glass walls have been broken. The marble bust of Napoleon was beheaded.”

According to the video, it is a dozen or so people managed to see during the demonstration to break into the historic monument.

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