Within four minutes, Bernd W. (51) wiped out five lives and destroyed a dozen others. He killed the dentist Dr Georgios K. (45) and his nine and a half week old baby Virginia.
The mother and the brother of the child came to the hospital seriously injured.
At the point where the father and daughter died, relatives have filed a heartbreaking letter in Greek:
“My Virginia, hold yourself tight in Papa’s arms so that he’ll take care of you up there. Take care of your mom and your little brother as the angel you have now become ”
Not far away, French and specialist teacher Ariane T. (52) died. A vocational student (25) and a pensioner (73) who were travelling near the Porta Nigra also died.