Late in the evening of 14 July, when all the French celebrated Bastille Day, unknown crashed the truck into a crowd of people on the promenade in nice. After that, the criminals opened fire from automatic weapons. According to preliminary data, killing more than 80 people.
During the main national holiday of France, Bastille Day, on the promenade des Anglais in nice was a terrorist attack. Heavy truck drove into a crowd of people who watched the colorful fireworks. The driver of the vehicle began to push the crowd, and then opened fire on them.
According to witnesses, the attacker specifically led car zigzags, because they wanted to kill more people. First present on the embankment do not understand that they were fired, as it was partially drowned out the sound of the fireworks. The police worked quickly and eliminated the culprit.
According to preliminary data, as a result of attacks killed more than 80 people. Located near the Negresco became a field hospital. Trains to transport the wounded and injured in the crush of people.
Law enforcement authorities found out that the truck driver was 31-year-old Frenchman of Tunisian origin. The offender previously was listed by the French police for petty offences.
The attack killed citizens from different countries, including Russians. People from around the world expressed condolences to the families of the victims in nice, and leave the social networking entry with the hashtag #prayfornice. Russian celebrities were shocked on the French Riviera, since the year is not the first attack against civilians on French territory. Autumn in Paris has been a series of terrorist attacks that claimed hundreds of lives. Stars mourn the lives lost in the terrorist attacks in Paris
Victoria Bonia, which is a long time living in Monaco, spends time in nice or in Cannes. The presenter was very scared when I found out about the shooting on the promenade in nice, as this city was her husband and little daughter.
Singer Light almost became the victim of a terrorist attack. “Thank you guardian angel…This is a terrible tragedy…my son went 4 minutes before the attack. May God give the strength to the relatives and friends of the victims. And no matter what they were nationality. People died, children, families,” wrote the singer on the social network page.
A surprised as the security of France could not calculate the terrorist. According to police, the man was not listed among the radicals, who belonged to ISIS.
Tina Kandelaki said that France was able without problems to hold the championship of Europe on football, but after the competition, people are faced with another act of cruelty.
French President Francois Hollande called the incident a terrorist act. “It is impossible to deny that the attack in nice connected with terrorism. Over all of France is under threat of Islamic terrorism. In these circumstances, we must demonstrate absolute vigilance and unflagging determination,” said the head of the Republic.