BLOG: France extends state of emergency as truck attack in Nice kills 84

  • White truck seen driving at high speed onto famed Promenade des Anglais as it mowed down people attending the annual Bastille Day celebration display
  • 84 killed - including children - and another 20 wounded, with 18 in critical condition
  • Driver shot dead by police, identity papers of a French-Tunisian found in truck loaded with weapons and grenades
  • President Francois Hollande declares state of emergency in France extended by three months from July 26

A lorry crashed into a crowd in Nice on France's Bastille Day national holiday, killing 84 people and injuring 20 more in the French Riviera City. 

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