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Nice attack victims: An 11-year-old boy, a father protecting his pregnant wife, a teacher and students

Details of some of the victims have begun to trickle in.

Women react near the scene where a truck mowed through revelers in Nice, southern France, Friday, July 15, 2016.
Women react near the scene where a truck mowed through revelers in Nice, southern France, Friday, July 15, 2016.
Image: Francois Mori/Press Association

THE BASTILE DAY truck attack in Nice killed 84 people of all ages and nationalities, including 10 children and teenagers who were out enjoying a fireworks display on a warm summer evening.

More than 200 people were also injured when the Tunisian-born driver slammed his truck into the crowd of revellers.

As a clearer picture is emerging of yesterday’s horror on the French Riviera, details of some of the victims have begun to trickle in.

Here’s what we know so far:

FRANCE

Timothe Fournier, 27, from Paris died after pushing his seven-month-pregnant wife out of the truck’s deadly path, his cousin Anais told AFP. “He was a great guy… a young dreamer but someone who was always there for his wife and his future child,” she said.

Among the other confirmed French victims were 28-year-old economics teacher Michael Pellegrini and 60-year-old athletics club president Robert Marchand.

Marchand has been described as a very dedicated, passionate man “who had advanced the athletics club to the highest level”.

Also killed was border police commissioner Emmanuel Grout, 45, who was off duty and had been on the Promenade des Anglais to watch the annual fireworks display, local media said.

GERMANY

A German teacher and two of her students from the capital’s Paula-Fuerst School were killed, the Berlin mayor’s office said.

UNITED STATES

Two US citizens were confirmed dead, the State Department said.

A Texas-based newspaper has identified them as Sean Copeland, 51, and his 11-year-old son Brodie.

The family were on holiday celebrating a birthday. They were watching the fireworks when they were both killed.

Brody was swimming in the waters of the Riviera just hours before he joined hundreds of spectators on the Promenade des Anglais to watch fireworks for France’s national holiday.

Nice victim Brody Copeland Source: Hill Country Baseball/Facebook

The Hill Country Baseball Club, which Brody was a member of and who shared the above picture, have set up a GoFundMe.com page dedicated to the Copeland family.

“They are so loved,” the family was quoted as saying in a statement.

RUSSIA

One Russian tourist was killed, the foreign ministry said. News site Novosti-24 named her as 20-year-old university student Viktoria Savchenko who was holidaying in Nice with a friend.

Nice victims Viktoria Source: @savchenko__v

The Moscow Times has reported that the student of the Financial University Under the Government of the Russian Federation, was visiting Nice with her friend who was injured in the attack.

SWITZERLAND

The Swiss foreign ministry announced the deaths of a Swiss “woman and a child”, but gave no further details. It was not immediately clear if they were related.

The mayor of the Swiss town of Agno named the woman as 54-year-old customs agent Linda Casanova Siccardi, who was on holiday with her French husband. He survived.

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TUNISIA

The mother of a four-year-old boy, Tunisian Olfa Bent Souayah, was killed in the attack and her son is still missing, said Tunisia’s foreign ministry.

Two Tunisian men, Bilal Labaoui and mechanic Abdelkader Toukabri, were also killed, it added.

ALGERIA

Two children from Algeria died, the government said. A 70-year-old Algerian woman who was visiting her daughter in Nice was also killed, said the foreign ministry’s spokesman.

MOROCCO

Fatima Charrihi, 60, a Nice resident and mother of seven, was among the first to be killed by the driver, her son Hamza told local media. He described her as “an extraordinary mum” and a devout Muslim who practised a “real Islam, not that of the terrorists”.

UKRAINE

Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said a Ukrainian national was killed and another injured.

ARMENIA

An Armenian citizen was also among the dead, the foreign ministry said.

Additional reporting by Grainne Ní Aodha.

- © AFP, 2016

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