Foreign victims of Paris bloodbath

15th November 2015, Comments 0 comments

Several foreigners have been identified among the victims of Friday's attacks in Paris, which left at least 129 dead and more than 350 injured.

The following is a breakdown of foreign fatalities according to official sources and media reports:

- ALGERIA: Two Algerians were killed, the official APS news agency said, citing diplomatic sources. The victims were a woman aged 40 and a man aged 29.

- BELGIUM: At least three Belgians including a dual French national were killed, according to the Belgian foreign ministry. Press reports said they included Elif Dogan, 26, and Milko Jozic, 47, who had been living in Paris for four months. The third victim was reported to be 28 and also had French nationality.

- BRITAIN: Nick Alexander, 36, was killed at the Bataclan concert hall, his family said. Alexander sold merchandise for bands, including Eagles of Death Metal, who were playing at the time of the attack.

The Foreign Office said a "handful" of other Britons were feared dead.

- CHILE: Three Chileans were killed in the attacks: Patricia San Martin, 55, the niece of Chile's ambassador to Mexico and her daughter Elsa Delplace as well as Luis Felipe Zschoche Valle, a musician, according to Chile's foreign ministry.

- GERMANY: Germany's foreign ministry said one of its citizens was killed, without giving further details.

- ITALY: Valeria Solesin, 28, from Venice, was killed outside the Bataclan concert hall, her family said. The student's body was identified by her brother.

- MEXICO: Two people holding dual Mexican nationality were killed, the foreign ministry said. One was Michelle Gil Jaimes, also a Spanish national, the governor of her home state of Veracruz in eastern Mexico confirmed.

The other was US citizen Nohemi Gonzalez, 23, an industrial design student at California State University.

- MOROCCO: One Moroccan was killed and another injured, according to the embassy in France.

- PORTUGAL: Two Portuguese nationals are reported to have died, according to the government. One of them, Manuel Dias, 63, was a driver and had just dropped off three passengers near the Stade de France, where he was killed.

The other, Precilia Correia, 35, worked at the French electronics store FNAC in Paris and was killed at the Bataclan, where she had gone with her French boyfriend, who also killed. Born in France to a Portuguese father and French mother, she had dual nationality.

- ROMANIA: Two Romanians were killed, according to the foreign ministry, which only gave their first names: Ciprian, 32, and Lacramioara, 29. They were celebrating a birthday party at the Belle Equipe bistro and had an 18-month-old child.

- SPAIN: Spanish authorities said 29-year-old Juan Alberto Gonzalez Garrido was killed at the Bataclan theatre. Spain's El Mundo newspaper said he was with his wife, who had managed to escape. The couple had married in the summer.

Spanish press reports also said Jorge Alonso de Celada was killed at a restaurant and Alberto Pardo Touceda died in the concert attack.

- SWEDEN: One Swedish national was likely killed and another wounded by gunfire, according to the foreign ministry, which said it was still verifying the information.

- TUNISIA: Two young Tunisian sisters who lived in the French region of Creusot were killed while celebrating a friend's birthday in Paris, according to the Tunisian foreign ministry.

- UNITED STATES: See dual national Nohemi Gonzalez in Mexico section.

Other US citizens and a Swiss woman are reported to be injured, while two Brazilians were wounded in the attacks, President Dilma Rousseff said.

burs/ach


© 2015 AFP

0 Comments To This Article