At Least 84 Dead After Truck Drives Into Crowd In France

A truck drove through a large crowd gathered in Nice, France to watch Bastille Day fireworks.

At Least 84 Dead After Truck Drives Into Crowd In France Valery Hache / Getty Images

A truck drove through a large crowd that was gathered to watch fireworks during a Bastille Day celebration in Nice, France, The New York Times reports. Thousands of people had gathered at the popular tourist destination on the French Riviera to celebrate the holiday. According to BBC News, at least 84 people were killed, with another 50 injured, in what is being described as a potential terrorist attack. Officials have asked people to stay indoors.

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July 14, 2016
At Least 84 Dead After Truck Drives Into Crowd In France