24yo Romanian witnessed the deadly attack, confessed what he was going through


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A 24-year-old Romanian national, Adrian Iliuta, witnessed the terror attack in Nice, while having the chance to get out unharmed. He had gone out with two friends to eat a pizza, they stayed over to see the fireworks on the Bastille Day, then when they wanted to go home, they witnessed the deadly attack.

“It was like hell. They discounted the age, religion,” Iliuta told Gandul daily.

“I heard a very strong noise followed by screams. I told to myself: it’s over, we are being shot at. I stayed put for a second, and then I noticed a truck speeding on the foot walk crossing people, children, families. The truck got three or four steps away from me and my friends. Then we went in the middle of the street and thought it’s a terror attack (…) I felt the blast of the truck near me. People being crossed over and hit by the truck could be seen and heard,” Adrian recounted.

“In front of me, there was an Arab family staying on a bench, there were aged, young people and two prams. I don’t know if they managed to get away,” he reminded.

Right after the attack, he and his friends waved to the drivers who were in the neighborhood to give them a lift. “Everybody turned us down. It’s normal not to be able to trust anyone in these moments,” he added.

The Romanian youngster managed to get home safely. He has an air-travel ticket to Romania in August, but he cannot say if he is going to come back to France after all that happened.

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