Seventeen people are still wanted -
He is the first official victim of the floods which devastated the south-east of France and the Italian Riviera.
The body of a French shepherd missing in the region of the Col de Tende (Alpes-Maritimes) was found in the Roya river, Italian firefighters and civil protection announced on Sunday.
🔴 #Maltempo #Cuneo, recuperato il corpo senza vita del pastore di nazionalità francese disperso da ieri sul Colle di Tenda.
Il ritrovamento è avvenuto nella zona oltre il confines ad opera di soccorritori locali [# 4ottobre 13:30]
- Vigili del Fuoco (@emergenzavvf) October 4, 2020
"The lifeless body of the shepherd of French nationality missing since yesterday on the Tende pass has been found", said the firefighters on their Twitter account, specifying that the operation had taken place on the French side "by local rescuers".
According to civil protection, the body was recovered from the Roya river.
By early afternoon, rescuers were still looking for seven people officially missing and ten others who have not given any news.