Thursday, September 8, 2016

Nice attack: victims with the Pope – Le Figaro

The City of Nice today announced it has begun the identification of victims of the attack of 14 July and relatives willing to take the bus or one of the two aircraft chartered to go to Pope Francis 24 September .

“in the two aircraft will be essentially physical wounded and bereaved families. for indirect victims, people shocked, etc, was established bus will leave the day before,” has it clarified the press service of the municipality. “They have to make themselves known. It also will forward foreign victims or not residing in Nice,” have we added the same source. The planes are chartered with significant help from Air France. As for people taking the bus, a financial contribution is also covering food baskets.

The day after the attack that 86 dead and 434 wounded including many children, Pope Francis had condemned “in the most absolute way” and expressed solidarity with the victims and the French. A nearby reiterated on the occasion of the Angelus prayer the following Sunday. On September 24, he will receive all the victims and their families in a private audience, “irrespective of religion”, was keen to stress in a statement the president of the Metropolis Nice Côte d’Azur, Christian Estrosi, who will travel. Other city officials will accompany him. “This is a Nicoise tradition but to turn, after taking medical, administrative, technical and social to the victims, to major sources of comfort and hope that are the philosophies and religions of our culture, “according to Mr Estrosi.

the national Day evening, more than 30,000 people attended the fireworks on the Promenade des Anglais when Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, a Tunisian, 31, has dark in the crowd with a large truck. The attack was claimed by the Islamic State group that France fighting in Iraq and Syria.


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