UPDATE ON LOCAL STUDENTS IN FRANCE

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Update November 15, 2015: SDSU now confirms that all 34 of its students in France are safe.

East County News Service

November 14, 2015 (San Diego) – San Diego State University confirms that at least 31 of its 34 students in France are safe, including all eight students studying in Paris.  “The other three are in southern France and we are actively reaching out to them, their coordinators and our partner universities,” a press release issued by SDSU today states.

However a student from Long Beach State University is among the victims of the terrorist attacks in Paris yesterday.  “We are saddened by the tragic events…Our thoughts go out to the victims loved ones and the entire Long Beach community,” the SDSU statement adds.

SDSU has asked all students in France about their safety and location, reminding them to let friends and family know that they are okay. Students in France have also been offered counseling if needed.

The health and safety of our students is our top priority. We will update our SDSU Newscenter when more information is available,” the SDSU statement concludes.