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‘Truck attack’ on Bastille Day in Nice at least 80 dead


As many as 80 people may have died after a truck ran into a crowd in Nice on Thursday night, said officials told AFP. Over 100 people are reported injured in the attack, 16 of them seriously, according to Le Figaro.

– This is the worst drama in Nice’s history with more than 70 victims, says regional president of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur and former mayor of Nice, Christian Estrosi, on Twitter.

At 02 am on Friday enlightened leader of the government in Alpes-Maritimes, Eric Ciotti, that 80 people have been killed in the attack. In addition, 15 people being seriously injured, writes the French newspaper L’estRepublicain.

What we know about Nice attack

** A truck should have run into a crowd in the busy street Promenade des Anglais in Nice at 22.30 hours yesterday

** Local police sources stated that the driver should be harmless done

** It should have been made finds of weapons and grenades in the vehicle, according to the French Le Figaro

** At least 80 were killed, according to officials in Nice

** 16 are seriously injured and 31 injured

** The incident took place during the Bastille Day on July 14

** A spokesman for the French Interior Ministry denies that there is a hostage action in Nice after several conflicting messages

** Concerned relatives can call the emergency hotline in Nice on +33 49 372 2222



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