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Not all victims of Nice attack identified, Russian diplomat heads to site

July 15, 13:45 UTC+3 MOSCOW
There's information that a female Russian citizen is amond the victims of the tragedy in Nice
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MOSCOW, July 15./TASS/. Not all of those killed in a terror attack in the southern French city of Nice have been identified as of yet. Russian Consul General in Marseille Sergey Molchanov left for Nice to clarify the fate of Russian nationals who could have been injured in the attack.

"We have information that a female Russian national died and another one is in hospital," the consul general told Rossiya 24 television on Friday.

"Unfortunately, France does not give official information at the moment, as investigation is underway and all bodies are still at the scene of the attack," he said.

"Not all victims have been identified, and French officials have not said as of yet how many foreign nationals were killed. A session is underway at the Mayor’s Office, and they promised to inform me on the results," the diplomat said. "I left for Nice to receive information in direct contacts with the local authorities,’ Molchanov said.

On Thursday evening, a lorry ploughed through a crowd during Bastille Day celebrations on the Promenade des Anglais in the southern city of Nice. According to latest reports, 84 people were killed in the attack and dozens were injured, 18 people are in critical condition. The driver was shot dead by police.

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