According to multiple reports, it is being reported that over 80 people have been killed. According to CNN: The mayor of Nice, France, tweeted that a truck ran into a crowd on Bastille Day, killing multiple people. Similarly, according to ABC news, the mayor is also urging citizens to stay indoors.
According to Breaking News, some witnesses reported hearing gunshots in Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France, where a vehicle reportedly just crashed into a Bastille Day crowd. There were fireworks happening in the area at the time of the crash so it’s not clear if shots were fired.
The driver, Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, was killed by police at the scene. It is unknown if the driver acted alone. There has been no claim of responsibility for the attack.
Bastille Day Truck Crash Video
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The mayor of Nice, Christian Erstori, tweeted: “Dear Nice, the driver of a truck seems to have left dozens dead. Stay for now to your home. More info to come.”
Update–July 15, 2016: The driver of the truck has been named as Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel.