NICE attack: Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump condemn terror attack

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Washington, July 15: Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have condemnded the attack in Nice that left 80 people dead and over 100 injured when a truck rammed into a crowd that had gathered to watch the Bastille Day fireworks.

Democratic presumptive Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton issued a statement and said: "Once again it appears that terrorists have struck one of our closest allies in Europe, attacking families celebrating the history and culture of their country on Bastille Day.

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Clinton, Trump condemn NICE attack

Every American stands in strong solidarity with the people of France and we say with one voice: We will not be intimidated."

Meanwhile, Republican presumptive nominee Donald Trump, who was scheduled to announce his vice presidential pick on Friday, too condemned the attack and said: "Another horrific attack, this time in Nice, France. Many dead and injured. When will we learn? It is only getting worse. My prayers and condolences to the victims and families of the terrible tragedy in Nice, France. We are with you in every way!"

Trump said that he would postpone his press conference on the announcement in light of the attack.

ISIS, on the other hand, claimed responsibility for the deadly attack. French President Francois Hollande said that the state of emergency in France will be extended to three months from July 26.


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