Terrorist Bullets Couldn't Touch 5-year-old Louis as His Mother Died Shielding Him

Published: 18th November 2015 07:13 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th November 2015 07:19 PM   |  A+A-


5-year-old Louis might have never imagined that a leisure evening with his mother and grandmother will turn into a nightmare.

According to an article published in The Independent, the trio was present at the venue where the rock concert was taking place. This is the same venue which was ghastly attacked by terrorists that left nothing but the blood stains, all over.

When the attack took place, both Louis’mother and grandmother almost instinctively sacrificed their lives to protect the life of their young one. Elsa Delplace and Patricia San Martin, mother and grandmother of Louis, were covered in blood, shielded the little boy by taking all the bullets on themselves.

Later, a tribute to Ms Delplace was published in Le Point magazine, in which a friend of her, Sihem Souid wrote: "Elsa Delplace and her mother Patricia died on Friday under a hail of bullets inside the Bataclan.

"Her son Louis, her ray of sunshine, was with her. Louis was found in Vincennes hospital, distraught and covered in his mother's blood as she tried to protect him from the bullets."

"Elsa was a joyous person who always had a smile on her lips, even at difficult times. She was involved in the voluntary, cultural and artistic worlds. She played the cello brilliantly."

"She always fought against injustice. I think it was part of her family - her Chilean mother fled the dictatorship of Pinochet."

A total of 89 people lost their lives in the Bataclan theatre and many such kids were and mothers lost each other in one of the most tragic attacks on humanity.

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