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

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French police forces and forensic officers stand next to a truck that ran into a crowd celebrating the Bastille Day on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France, July 14.
French police forces and forensic officers stand next to a truck that ran into a crowd celebrating the Bastille Day on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France, July 14. PHOTO: REUTERS

PARIS (AFP) - Identity papers belonging to a 31-year-old French-Tunisian were found inside the truck which barrelled through a crowd of Bastille Day revellers in Nice, killing at least 84, a police source said on Friday.

"The identification of the truck driver is still underway," said the source. The identity papers indicate the man is a resident of Nice.