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Nice attack: All you need to know about it


Paris, July 15: In one of the most horrific attacks to have hit France, at least 84 people were killed as a truck ploughed into crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice on late Thursday. This attack comes almost 8 months after the ISIS militants killed 130 people in Paris on November 13, July 2015.

Nice attack

Here is what we know so far

A large whit lorry reportedly carrying explosives ploughed through a crowd watching Bastille Day fireworks in Nice at around 11pm on Thursday.

  • The attack took place soon after the display ended.
  • Several police officers are reported to be among the victims.
  • The lorry driver has been identified as a 31-year-old man of Franco-Tunisian origin.
  • The atatcker reportedly hired the lorry from a rental in Saint-Laurent-du-Var near Nice two days earlier.
  • State of emergency extended for three months in France.
  • The ISIS is likely behind the terror attack.

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