26 patients on life support after Nice attack: French Health Ministry

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Paris, July 17 (IANS) At least 26 people, including five children, who were injured in the truck attack in France’s NIce on July 14, are currently on life support, French Ministry of Health said in a statement on Saturday.

After a 31-year-old Tunisian man drove a truck ramming into crowds of people celebrating the French national day and killed at least 84 people, a total of 303 people have been sent to different hospitals in Nice and five cities nearby, Xinhua news agency quoted the ministry as saying.

According to the ministry, 121 patients wounded in the attack, including 30 children, are still being treated in hospital. 26 of these 121 wounded people are currently on life support.



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