‘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
From Twitter :
— Elias J. S. (@Eliannuminas) July 14, 2016
— Alejandro Alvarez (@aletweetsnews) July 14, 2016
— ABC News (@ABC) July 14, 2016
— Rita Katz (@Rita_Katz) July 14, 2016
— Filippo Duò (@FilippoDuo) July 14, 2016