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French people in Seoul gather to remember Nice victims

All News 21:06 July 17, 2016

SEOUL, July 17 (Yonhap) -- Some 80 people, including French nationals, gathered at the French embassy in Seoul on Sunday to commemorate those killed in last week's truck attack in Nice.

Participants at the gathering, including French Ambassador to South Korea Fabien Penone and embassy officials, prayed for the victims of the attack.

The ambassador extended his condolences to the family of the victims and thanked the South Korean government for its support, while urging them to stand together against terrorism.

The French citizens in attendance left flowers in tribute to victims of the Nice attack.

At least 84 people were killed and 200 injured in the truck attack in Nice on Thursday.

Meanwhile, the Iraqi Embassy also held a similar gathering to mourn those who were killed in a recent terror attack in the Middle East country.

sam@yna.co.kr
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