2016 Nice attack
|2016 Nice attack|
|Pairt o Terrorism in Fraunce|
The Promenade des Anglais, whaur the attack teuk place
Route o the attacker frae wast tae east
|Location||Promenade des Anglais, Nice, Fraunce|
14 Julie 2016Bastille Day) (|
c. 22:40 CEST (UTC+02:00)
|Wappens||Cargo truck an a haundgun|
|Daiths||84+ (includin the perpetrator)|
|202 (52 critically)|
|Perpetrator||Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel|
On the evenin o 14 Julie 2016, Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, a Franco-Tunisie, deliberately drove a cargo truck intae crouds celebratin Bastille Day on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, Fraunce, killin at least 84 an injurin mony mair. The attacker reportedly shoutit "Allahu Akbar" as he drove the truck in a zigzag manner throu the croud. He wis shot an killed bi polis. This wis the third major terrorist attack in Fraunce syne Januar 2015, follaeing the Île-de-France attacks on 7–9 Januar 2015 an the subsequent coordinatit Paris attacks on 13 November 2015.
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Pro-ISIS groups have been celebrating the attack, orchestrated to coincide with France's most important national holiday, but as yet the terror group has not officially claimed responsibility.
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2:19am 'Driver was 31-year-old from Nice' The local newspaper, Nice-Matin, reports that the man driving the truck was a 31-year-old Nice resident of Tunisian origin. The truck driver was said to have shouted 'Allahu Akbar' — God is greatest — before being shot dead by police.
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