A truck plowed into a crowd within the French resort of Nice, killing a minimum of eighty in what President Francois Hollande on Friday known as a "terrorist" attack on revelers observance a bastille day fireworks show.
The driver was shot dead once barrelling the truck 2 kilometres (1.3 miles) through the joyous crowd on the palm-lined Promenade des Anglais, causing a whole lot fleeing in terror and exploit the realm strewn with bodies.
Authorities same they found identity papers happiness to a 31-year-old French-Tunisian national within the truck, yet as "guns" and "larger weapons".
The attack was of associate "undeniable terrorist nature," a sombre Hollande same during a televised national address, confirming that "several children" were among the dead as families came along to celebrate France's national day.
The bloodshed came on legal holiday, a celebration of everything France holds expensive, its secular republic and therefore the values of "Liberte, Egalite, Fraternite" (Freedom, Equality, Fraternity).
The offender smitten once every day of military eclat and ceremony in Paris -- wherever defense force, tanks and fighter jets swooped down the street avenue -- and spectacular pyrotechnic displays.