Paris attacks: Mother and grandmother died shielding son , 5, from bullets at Bataclan


Elsa Veronique Delplace San Martin

Elsa Delplace flung herself over her son

The mother and grandmother of a five-year-old boy died protecting him from the bullets of the men who stormed the Bataclan concert hall on Friday.

Elsa Delplace, 35, and her mother Patricia San Martin, 61, died after flinging themselves over five-year-old Louis to protect him from gunfire inside the Bataclan Concert Hall.

Louis survived the attack and was later found covered in blood between their bodies.

‘Elsa Delplace and her mother Patricia died on Friday under a hail of bullets inside Bataclan,’ Ms Delplace’s friend Sihem Souid wrote in Le Point.

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