A truck plowed into pedestrians and killed 80 people in Nice, France


This was the day when the President Hollande just announced the national alert against terrorism should finish soon, but now the state of emergency was extended for three months. The nation was placed at high alert. The city of Nice is in lockdown. “I can assure you we will always be stronger than the fanatics who are trying to attack us,” Hollande said. He said the French Government would mobilize 10,000 military officers across the France. The driver also shot at people and was killed by police. ID papers belonging to a 31-year-old  French-Tunisian were found in the truck. Guns and ammunition were found in the back of the truck. There were no immediate claims of responsibility for the attack.

There were international reactions after attack. “We stand in solidarity and partnership with France, our oldest ally, as they respond to and recover from this attack,” U.S. President Barack Obama said. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, wrote: “Canadians are shocked by tonight’s attack in Nice. Our sympathy is with the victims, and our solidarity with the French people.”


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