A truck reportedly filled with weapons and grenades launched into a crowd celebrating Bastille Day – French National Day (July 14th), while a fireworks display had just finished.
According to the Mayor of the region Christian Estrosi reported that the case will be treated as a terrorist attack as atleast 80 people have been declared dead so far.
The truck driver was reportedly shot dead.
Christian Estrosi expressed his condolences with the bereaved and offered an information line people can call, as him and his team assess the situation.
Below are some of the Mayor’s tweets:
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