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At least 84 people were killed in the French Riviera city of Nice when a man rammed a truck through a crowd celebrating Bastille Day.
From Charlie Hebdo to Bastille Day: France reels after new deadly attack https://t.co/xtLHIQrqp3— The Guardian (@guardian) July 15, 2016
From Charlie Hebdo to Bastille Day: France reels after new deadly attack https://t.co/xtLHIQrqp3
SA statement on the #NiceAttack in #France which is being investigated as a #TerroristAttack pic.twitter.com/pZA5ydy9Bn— Clayson Monyela (@ClaysonMonyela) July 15, 2016
SA statement on the #NiceAttack in #France which is being investigated as a #TerroristAttack pic.twitter.com/pZA5ydy9Bn
The latest death toll, according to an AFP report:
An attack in Nice where a man rammed a truck into a crowd of people left
84 dead and another 18 in a "critical condition", interior ministry spokesperson Pierre-Henry Brandet said on Friday.
Eyewitness who saw terrorist: "(After attack) I saw him taking out gun & trying to shoot policemen. I saw him face to face." #NiceAttack— Chris Partridge (@Chris1603) July 15, 2016
Eyewitness who saw terrorist: "(After attack) I saw him taking out gun & trying to shoot policemen. I saw him face to face." #NiceAttack
Friday Morning Headlines: The latest on the #BastilleDay attack in #Nice which has killed at least 84 people https://t.co/fZkuQIMRZ9— Sky News (@SkyNews) July 15, 2016
Friday Morning Headlines: The latest on the #BastilleDay attack in #Nice which has killed at least 84 people https://t.co/fZkuQIMRZ9
It's time prayers for peace are answered! #PrayForNice ?????????? A photo posted by Lana Parrilla (@lparrilla) on Jul 14, 2016 at 10:40pm PDT
It's time prayers for peace are answered! #PrayForNice ??????????
A photo posted by Lana Parrilla (@lparrilla) on Jul 14, 2016 at 10:40pm PDT
- 84 dead
- Over 100 injured
- City on lockdown
- Truck travelled 2km through crowd
One of the first people killed by the truck in #NiceAttack was a Muslim woman https://t.co/YlCw8dxcCj pic.twitter.com/Fe9pzxeKmo— Anup Kaphle (@AnupKaphle) July 15, 2016
One of the first people killed by the truck in #NiceAttack was a Muslim woman https://t.co/YlCw8dxcCj pic.twitter.com/Fe9pzxeKmo
French President Francois Hollande says that the attack was clearly a "terrorist" act. Watch his statement below:
VIDEO: American witness describes horror of Nice attack. https://t.co/b25ktDxOXs— The Associated Press (@AP) 15 July 2016
VIDEO: American witness describes horror of Nice attack. https://t.co/b25ktDxOXs
#NEWSGRAPHIC Major attacks in Paris 2015 and 2016 @AFP pic.twitter.com/p2MLtBXOfZ— AFPgraphics (@AFPgraphics) 15 July 2016
#NEWSGRAPHIC Major attacks in Paris 2015 and 2016 @AFP pic.twitter.com/p2MLtBXOfZ
According to French newspaper Nice-Matin, 54 children have been admitted to the Lenval hospital in Nice.
Several children are reported to be among those killed in the attack.
84 people killed in #Nice attack https://t.co/5ZlEj9kqK5"It really does feel like there's a state of emergency": https://t.co/gWaQSTMCGC— Bloomberg TV (@BloombergTV) July 15, 2016
84 people killed in #Nice attack https://t.co/5ZlEj9kqK5"It really does feel like there's a state of emergency": https://t.co/gWaQSTMCGC
Leading Muslim clerics joined Gulf Arab leaders on Friday in condemning a truck attack that killed at least 84 revellers in the Mediterranean resort of Nice on France's national holiday, AFP reported.
Egypt's top Muslim cleric Shawki Allam condemned the assailant as an "extremist" who "follows in the footsteps of the devil".
"Islam never called for the spilling of blood," Allam said in a statement.
A South African family bought sweets from a street store in Nice, France
just minutes before a truck came barrelling through during Bastille Day
celebrations on Thursday killing at least 84 people...
The 13th stage of the Tour de France will go ahead despite the terror attack on Nice, Tour director Christian Prudhomme said.
The driver of the truck that smashed into a crowd watching fireworks in the French Riviera city of Nice, killing at least 84, has been formally identified as a 31-year-old Franco-Tunisian man.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan said he was reassessing security levels in the British capital in the wake of the attack in the French city of Nice, AFP reports.
Offering his sympathies to the people of Nice over the "unspeakable act of terror", Khan said: "today we will be reviewing our own safety measures in light of this attack."
Why would terrorists attack Nice? CNN military analyst Cedric Leighton weighs in https://t.co/eC71gs9XZC #NiceAttack pic.twitter.com/0ZCrS1Jr9O— CNN (@CNN) July 15, 2016
Why would terrorists attack Nice? CNN military analyst Cedric Leighton weighs in https://t.co/eC71gs9XZC #NiceAttack pic.twitter.com/0ZCrS1Jr9O
"I will just sit at home and be haunted by this": A woman reacts to the Bastille Day attack in #Nice https://t.co/ROklGIVy9f— Sky News (@SkyNews) July 15, 2016
"I will just sit at home and be haunted by this": A woman reacts to the Bastille Day attack in #Nice https://t.co/ROklGIVy9f
Local media are reporting that the driver of the truck was a local man called Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel.
His apartment was searched this morning, in Nice, the reports say.
Artists are drawing heartbreaking cartoons in response to #NiceAttack https://t.co/34dvktsdwf pic.twitter.com/B5Vm604dfZ— Anup Kaphle (@AnupKaphle) July 15, 2016
Artists are drawing heartbreaking cartoons in response to #NiceAttack https://t.co/34dvktsdwf pic.twitter.com/B5Vm604dfZ
Footage has emerged of police firing shots at the truck driver in Nice, before he speeds up along his two-kilometre route of rampage.
Belgium will beef up security for next week's national day celebrations after the truck attack in the French city of Nice on Bastille Day, Prime Minister Charles Michel said.
The country is already on high alert after terror attacks in March claimed by the Islamic State group on Brussels airport and on the city's metro system left 32 people dead.
"We are determined to show that democracy is stronger than the terrorists," Michel told a news briefing in Brussels.
"We of course intend to take extra measures for events linked to the national holiday (on July 21)," Michel said. - AFP
French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has said that France “must learn to live with terrorism”, adding that "France has been once again struck in our flesh.”
‘We thought the noise was from post-party crowds’ - South African in Nice.
A South African living four streets from the Promenade des Anglais in Nice missed "the horror" of the deadly attack by a few minutes after deciding to head home for an early night.
A local hospital official said that at least two children were among the dead and around 50 had been admitted to hospital, some of whom were fighting for their lives.
Two of the dead were American citizens, a state department spokesperson said.
Watch the moment police fire into the truck:
There is an evacuation in progress at the Nice airport over fears of a suspicious bag left abandoned in the terminal building.
The airport's luggage claim area was evacuated and military were inside the building, according to reports.
Troops inside Nice airport. Luggage claim area has been evacuated, no one being allowed inside #cbc pic.twitter.com/bIclHFp4Og— Thomas Daigle (@thomasdaigle) 15 July 2016
Troops inside Nice airport. Luggage claim area has been evacuated, no one being allowed inside #cbc pic.twitter.com/bIclHFp4Og
Nice airport being evacuated #cbc pic.twitter.com/fgn2jEVgHo— Thomas Daigle (@thomasdaigle) July 15, 2016
Nice airport being evacuated #cbc pic.twitter.com/fgn2jEVgHo
Motorcyclist crushed trying to stop killer truck - witness.
A German journalist who witnessed the Nice attack said he saw a motorcyclist chase the killer truck and try to enter the cabin, but fall and end up under the wheels.
Interpol, the world's largest police organisation, will investigate the attack, Reuters news agency reports.
The team "included terrorism and information specialists who would carry out real-time checks against its global databases."
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