Lassana Diarra confirms cousin's death in Paris attacks

Published November 15th, 2015 - 01:57 GMT

Lassana Diarra's cousin was among the victims of Friday's terror attacks in Paris, the France midfielder has confirmed.

Diarra played 80 minutes of France's 2-0 friendly win over Germany at the Stade de France and it later emerged that three people were killed following a bomb blast at the Gate J part of the stadium.

This incident was one of a series of attacks that saw over 120 people killed and a further 99 in critical condition, according to the latest figures released by French officials.

In a social media post on Saturday, Diarra announced that his cousin Asta Diakite was killed in the attacks.

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