Jewish Woman Is Among Murdered in Nice Attack; Sister Seriously Injured

The French flag at half-mast at the Elysee Palace in Paris on Friday (Reuters/Philippe Wojazer)
The French flag at half-mast at the Elysee Palace in Paris on Friday (Reuters/Philippe Wojazer)

The Jewish community of Nice was saddened to learn of the petirah of Raymonde Mamane, Hy”d, who was among the many murdered in the horrific terror attack in Nice, France, on Thursday night.

Sources informed Hamodia on Sunday that Mamane, an elderly Jewish woman, was killed in the attack, in which Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel mowed down crowds at a fireworks display celebrating the French holiday of Bastile Day, killing 84 people and wounding approximately 200, many critically.

Mamane’s sister, Clara Bensimon, was seriously injured in the attack, r”l, requiring amputation of both her legs. Readers are asked to daven for Clara Chaya bas Nouna.