Russia confirms death of its national in Nice terrorist attack

Other News Materials 15 July 2016 12:17 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, July 15


A Russian woman was killed and another woman was injured in the terrorist attack in Nice, France, Consular Department of Russian Foreign Ministry said on Facebook, RIA Novosti reported July 15.

The whereabouts of three other Russian citizens is still unknown, said the Foreign Ministry.

Russia’s Federal Agency for Tourism (Rosturizm) recommended Russian citizens in France not to leave their residences unless absolutely necessary, to avoid crowded places and follow the instructions of local authorities.

French city of Nice was hit by a terrorist attack on July 14 night.

Reports indicate that a truck ploughed into crowds watching a fireworks display on France's Bastille Day national holiday on the Nice seafront.

France’s Interior Ministry said 84 people were killed in the attack.