The world grieves and mourns the victims of the terrorist attack in France. During the celebration of Bastille Day truck at high speed crashed into a crowd of people. Know about 84 killed, among them many children. Time to attack is selected so that the victims have more, especially for the driver intends riding in zigzags.
News agencies reported that the responsibility for the attack in nice took the terrorist group "Islamic state".
Heavy white truck speeds up and leaves the promenade des Anglais in nice, where thousands of citizens and tourists. Just ended festive salute in honor of the French national holiday. The truck drove through the crowd of about a kilometer. The assailant has been identified. This 31-year-old native of Tunisia, presumably living in nice. He was killed by police in a shootout. A white truck with a broken front part is still in the centre of nice. During the examination of his trunk found grenades and firearms. According to witnesses, it is not clear how this truck was able to break through the cordons, because in 6 hours the city center was blocked off, there was a police cordon around everywhere, went armed men throughout the city.
This attack is called the attack, French President Francois Hollande. He interrupted his trip to Avignon and back to Paris. Held an emergency meeting. A state of emergency that was imposed in France in connection with the last attack, will be extended for 3 months. In the city after the attack, the panic, the municipality and the Prefecture of police urged residents of nice not to leave their homes. In the city centre and the waterfront restricted area. According to some eyewitnesses, the driver in the truck was allegedly the passenger. Why exactly is not yet clear whether the terrorist alone or with accomplices. The investigation of the attack engaged in anti-terrorist unit of the Prosecutor's office.
On the streets of nice unusual little people. The city seemed quiet. People prefer not to leave their homes. On the streets, reinforced armed patrols. After the terrorist attack in nice a state of emergency. And so it will be another 3 months. The police and security forces are searching for possible accomplices and organizers of the attack. The mayor of nice, called the attack the worst tragedy in the history of the city. Among the victims many children. There are tourists. On the scene working security services.
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