Laura Borla, 14
Borla joined the Bastille Day festivities with her twin sister and their mother before getting separated from them in the midst of the chaos, The New York Times reports. Her family learned of her death Sunday, and her 19-year-old sister Lucie posted on Facebook saying, “We miss you already; we will love you always.”
Adib Bousfiha, 51
Bousfiha, a native of Beaucroissant, France, was on vacation with his wife and their two children, according to France Bleu. A wheelchair user, Bousfiha was fatally struck by the truck. Though his two children survived the attack, his wife, Celine, is still missing.
Beaucroissant Mayor Georges Civet told Agence France-Presse:
“It’s not easy, they are looking for their mother. They don’t know if she is among the injured.”
Aldjia Bouzaouit, 42
The mother of four from Sétif, Algeria, was attending the Bastille Day fireworks with her loved ones. Her sister, Celoua, told Nice-Matin that Bouzaouit had wanted to enjoy ice cream on the Promenade.
“When faced with the truck, we all scattered,” she said.
Odile Caléo; Mathias Billiez; Jocelyne Caléo
Odile Caléo and Billiez, both teachers in Nice, went to watch the fireworks with Caléo’s mother, Jocelyne, her sister, and Odile’s three children, according to Nice-Matin. Billiez, Caléo, and her mother were killed in the attack.
Fondation Don Bosco, where Billiez taught mathematics, paid tribute to the three on their website:
All students, parents, and members of the educational community are deeply affected by the loss of a truly invested and appreciated teacher. We entrust them in your prayers.
Linda Casanova Sicardi, 54
Casanova, a Swiss citizen from Agno Ticino, was vacationing with her husband in Nice. Ivano Casanova, her brother, said she was due to return soon to Ticino, where she served as a customs expert.
He told Corriere del Ticino:
My sister was on holiday on the French Riviera with her husband Gilles, a French national, and would have to return to Ticino tomorrow. Linda was hit in the middle of the truck, who killed her instantly. ...
Stéphanie Cesari, 43
Cesari, a Nice native, worked in a casino in Cannes, according to Libération. Her colleagues described her as someone who was always appreciated and joyful.
Hervé Chadeau, 43
Chadeau was a corporal in a Marine artillery regiment in Var, southeastern France, according to Libération. His friends described him as valiant and courageous.
Her son, Hamza, identified Charrihi as one of the first victims. He described her as an “amazing mom” who was attending the Bastille Day celebrations with her nieces and nephews.
He told L’Express:
She wore the headscarf and practiced the proper Islam—the real Islam. Not the terrorists’ version.
Igor Chelechko, 47
A father of four of Russian descent, Chelechko moved to Nice four months ago, according to reports. Andrey Eliseev, the arch-priest of the Saint-Nicolas cathedral in Nice, described him as a “pious man.”