Police officers and rescue workers arrive at the scene of an attack on 14 July, after a van ploughed into a crowd leaving a fireworks display in the French Riviera town of Nice

Facebook has helped reunite a couple with their eight-month-old baby boy who was separated from them during the tragic Bastille Day truck attack in Nice.

The parents were separated from their son, who was in a blue stroller, during the mayhem caused by a truck driver deliberately ramming through a 30,000-strong crowd that gathered to watch fireworks.

The attack killed 84 people, including 10 children.

Tiava Banner, the baby's aunt, sent out a fervent appeal on Facebook urging people to contact her with any information about her nephew's whereabouts.

"We have lost our eight-month old baby," the post read.

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