VIDEO: UC Berkeley student missing, 3 students injured following Nice attack

20-year-old Nicolas (Nick) Leslie, UC Berkeley Junior

 

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — A University of California, Berkeley student is missing and three other students are suffering from injuries following the terror attacks in Nice, according to school officials.

Two of the Cal students hurt have been released from the hospital.

20-year old Nicolas (Nick) Leslie, has not been seen since a truck plowed through crowds celebrating Bastille Day along Nice’s beachfront, killing at least 84 people and injuring more than 200.

Leslie, a junior in the College of Natural Resources, was one of 85 UC Berkeley students attending a study abroad program nearby.

Three other UC Berkeley students have been injured in the attack. Two sustained broken legs and the third student has a broken foot.

“Campus study abroad staff, our risk services office, and student affairs are working with fellow students in France, the program director on the ground, officials in the area, the U.S. consular officials and the family in an effort to locate him,” school officials said in a statement.

The students were attending a program called Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Europe, part of the International European Innovation Academy.

The program has been suspended for the national three days of mourning and will continue through its planned end date on July 24.

The campus has offered to bring home any students who wish to leave. So far, three students have chosen to do so and return home to the U.S.

UC Berkeley is providing counseling support for students through the University Health Services and at Counseling and Psychological Services.

Earlier in July, UC Berkeley sophomore, Tarishi Jain, was among 20 hostages killed by Islamic militants in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Stay with KRON4 News for updates.

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