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Nearly half of the victims in Nice truck attack foreigners

Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016,11:22 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Paris | From Algeria to Kazakhstan, 38 foreigners were among the 84 killed when a presumed jihadist rammed a truck into a crowd in the southern French city of Nice.

The French foreign ministry said today that victims came from 19 countries, Algeria, Germany, Armenia, Belgium, Brazil, Estonia, the United States, Georgia, Italy, Kazakhstan, Madagascar, Morocco, Poland, Romania, Russia, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey and Ukraine.

In a statement, the ministry said this list was not yet finalised. However, at this stage, 29 countries are affected as far as victims are concerned, whether injured or dead, it said.