France Confirms Death of Second Citizen in London Bridge Attack

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - France said on Wednesday that two of its citizens were among the seven people killed when militants drove a van into revelers and then went on a stabbing spree in central London on Saturday.

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The foreign ministry said in a statement that a third French national was still missing and that four were gravely injured, Reuters reported.

Le Parisien daily newspaper named the dead man as 36-year-old Sebastian Belanger.

London police said late on Tuesday that they feared a French tourist, 45-year-old Xavier Thomas, had been thrown into the River Thames by the attackers' van and drowned. His girlfriend was seriously injured in the collision.

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