Friday, 15 July 2016

At least 77 people have been killed and more than 50 in Bastille Day terror attack in Nice,France

At least 77 people have been killed and more than 50 injured after a truck mowed down crowds for more than a mile before the driver got out and sprayed crowds with bullets in a terror attack during the Bastille Day celebrations in the French city of Nice.

The truck driver was said to have shouted 'Allahu Akbar' — God is greatest — before being shot dead by police. Pro-ISIS groups have been celebrating the attack.

 Guns and grenades were later found inside the truck, which mounted the pavement at approximately 40mph and steered directly towards hundreds of people watching a fireworks display.
Addressing the nation, French President Francois Hollande said several children were among the dead. He said it was 'undeniable' the massacre was a terrorist attack.He said there were 77 victims dead, including children with a further 20 people wounded.

 Identity documents belonging to a 31-year-old French Tunisian were found in the truck according to security sources.

Source: Daily

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