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Terrorist attack in Nice, France kills 84 and wounds over 100.

 

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On Thursday evening during Bastille Day in Nice, France, Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel drove a truck into a crowd of people watching fireworks. He killed at least 84 people and wounded hundreds more on his 1.1-mile rampage. The 31-year-old driver, a Tunisian and France resident, was shot dead by the police after opening fire on the officers. Although he was not on the watch list of French intelligence services, he was connected to a few petty crimes of theft and violence.

From the New York Times:

“We will not give in to the terrorist threat,” Prime Minister Manuel Valls said Friday morning after a cabinet meeting led by President François Hollande. “The times have changed, and France is going to have to live with terrorism.”

Police have declared this as an act of terror.

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