NICE, France (AP) – The Latest on the truck attack in Nice on Bastille Day that killed 84 people is that French authorities say they still haven’t identified 16 of those killed and one person wounded in the Bastille Day truck attack in Nice.
The government says 84 people were killed and 202 injured in the attack Thursday night, including many tourists from multiple countries.
An official with a special victims’ center in Nice told reporters Sunday that 16 bodies remain unidentified, and forensic experts are working with DNA samples to determine their identities. The official did not give his name.
Health Minister Marisol Touraine said Sunday that one hospitalized person remains unidentified. In all, 85 people are still hospitalized after the attack, 18 of them in critical condition.
Many family members have been frustrated by a lack of information about their missing loved ones.
Among those still missing following the attack is 20 year old U.C Berkeley student Nicolas Leslie. Members of Leslie’s family are headed to France to join in on the search. Leslie is among 85 U.C Berkeley students in nice for a study abroad program. Three of them suffered broken bones in the attack.