Truck ploughs into crowd in Nice in France

In the terror attack late on Thursday, a speeding truck ploughed into a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in the French Riviera resort town of Nice. The truck driver was shot dead after barrelling the truck two kilometres through the crowd. Authorities said they found identity papers belonging to a 31-year-old French-Tunisian citizen in the truck.Stay with us for live updates.
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Video: ‘Bodies every five meters, limbs, blood’ in Nice terror attack, says report

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Leaders attending the Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) summit in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, stand for a minute of silence for the victims of the Nice terror attack in France

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Watch: Nice attack ‘undeniably of terrorist nature’, says President Hollande

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Nice truck attack death toll rises to 84: AFP

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Watch: France Terror Attack; Driver of truck shot dead

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Mexican Senate building, in Mexico City is illuminated with the colors of the French national flag in solidarity following the deadly attack in Nice, France.

Image courtesy: AFP

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‘This is war’, Donald Trump says after Nice attack

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said in the aftermath of a deadly truck attack in France that if he’s elected president he would ask Congress for a declaration of war on the Islamic State.

In an interview with Fox News Channel’s “The O’Reilly Factor,” Trump says, “This is war.” He spoke after a truck carrying weapons and hand grenades drove onto a sidewalk in Nice, France, and plowed through people celebrating Bastille Day, killing at least 77 people.

Trump says to fight the Islamic State, which he calls a “cancer,” NATO should be used “for a purpose.”

It was not immediately clear Thursday night who was behind the attack.

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Watch: Terror strikes Nice in France; 80 killed as truck ploughed through crowd

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We will not be intimidated: Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton says Americans stand “in strong solidarity with the people of France,” after a truck attack in Nice, France, adding, “We will not be intimidated.”

A truck carrying weapons and hand grenades plowed through a group of people celebrating Bastille Day in Nice late Thursday, killing at least 80 people.

The Democratic presidential candidate says the U.S. and France will never let terrorists undermine democratic values. She says the “cowardly attack only strengthens our commitment to our alliance and to defeating terrorism around the world.”

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Watch: Terror truck kills 80 in France on Bastille Day

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Read: No Indian affected in Nice attack, said MEA

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Read: What we know and don’t know about the Nice attack

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Watch: Screams, flying debris as truck hits Nice crowd

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Watch: No Indian affected in Nice attack: MEA

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Watch: 2nd terror attack in 8 months in France: Speeding truck mows 75

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French interior minister says 80 dead in truck attack in Nice, 18 critically hurt: AP

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I am shocked to hear about the terrorist attack on an innocent crowd of people gathered to celebrate the Bastille Day in Nice, France.

President of India, Pranab Mukherjee
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At least 77 dead in Nice truck attack: AFP

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France President Francois Hollande says state of emergency to be extended by three months

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Identity papers of French-Tunisian found in Nice truck: Police source

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Death toll rises to 77: Mayor

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One-minute silence for Nice

Congressmen hold moment of silence for the victims of the Nice truck attack in Washington, DC

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On behalf of the American people, I condemn in the strongest terms what appears to be a horrific terrorist attack in Nice, France, which killed and wounded dozens of innocent civilians

Barack Obama, US president
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President Obama condemns ‘what appears to be a horrific terrorist attack’ in Nice: Reuters

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Paris prosecutor’s office opens terrorism investigation over Nice truck attack: AP

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The killer truck is being examined

French police and forensic team standing next to the truck

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No hostage-taking after France truck ‘attack’: Government

The French government denied there was a hostage-taking incident after a truck ploughed into a crowd watching a fireworks display in Nice killing at least 60 people on Thursday. “There is no hostage-taking,” interior ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet told AFP, denying dozens of rumours following the incident.

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Britain warns citizens after truck attack kills 73 in Nice

Britain’s Foreign Office issued an alert warning British citizens in the Nice area in France to follow the instructions of the French authorities after a Bastille Day attack killed 73 in the Riviera city.

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‘Shocked’ UK ready to help after ‘terrible’ Nice incident

British Prime Minister Theresa May is being briefed on the “terrible incident” in Nice and the UK authorities stand ready to assist their French counterparts, Downing Street said on Friday. The British premier’s office said it was “shocked and concerned” by the scenes in the Mediterranean resort.

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Anti-terrorist investigators take over Nice attack probe: AFP

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People cross the street with their hands on their heads

French soldier secures the area after at least 60 people were killed in Nice when a truck ran into a crowd celebrating the Bastille Day national holiday.

Source: TimesofIndia.

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