On Thursday evening, in nice, during the celebration of Bastille Day the attack occurred. The truck drove into the crowd. Killed dozens of people. French President Francois Hollande has called these actions terrorism. The attack in nice, France, started when the passenger of the truck shot into the crowd and then drove for 2 km along the pavement on the promenade des Anglais.
The attack took place in the Bastille Day. It is a big celebration in France. The victim was watching fireworks on the beach and walked along the boardwalk, either back home or to their cars. One of the witnesses said that the truck was specifically accelerated in the direction of their victims. The driver was killed by the French police.
Politicians around the world expressed sympathy and solidarity with the victims of the attack in nice, France, writes CNN Clara Lind. Citing the Ministry of internal Affairs of France, Agence France-Presse reported that the death toll from the explosion in nice, has risen to 84 people. Earlier it was reported that killed at least 77 people in attacks that took place during the celebration of Bastille Day.
French President Francois Hollande will travel to nice on Friday, after talks with the Council of defense and security of the country. "Together with the Prime Minister, I want to go to nice to support the city and its elected members during this difficult time," he said.
One of the witnesses of the attack told how the truck crashed into a crowd of people and not stopping continued on his way for people. There is also information that the later shots were heard.
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