Woman caught in Nice terror attack: 'I released my mother's hand and lost her'
Published 15/07/2016 | 13:37
A Russian who lived through last night’s attack in Nice, France has said she will always remember the “screams of children” that day.
In a social media post, Amina Ivleva said she had lost her mother and brother in a crowd near the attack after letting her mother’s hand go.
She said: "I released my mother's hand and lost sight of her".
Ms Ivleva, who also posted an accompanying video on the image sharing site Instagram, described the “seconds of horror” she experienced.
She also wrote about seeing the “scarred eyes” of a woman and hearing the “screams of children”.
Looking back as she tried to escape the attack, she also wrote of how she saw the street “stained” with blood and bodies.
“The seconds of that horror which has been gone through by me and my family, everyone will long remember this day.”
In the Instagram post she also thanked the man who helped her to hide during the attack.
“Separate thanks the guy which has helped me to hide.”