Thursday, July 14, 2016

At least 60 dead in latest Terror attack in France

At least 60 dead in latest Terror attack in France

At least 60 people are dead with more than 100 injured during the Bastille Day attack. Gunshots rang out in the streets, with gunmen targeting hotels and cafes in the port city as residents were warned to lock themselves in doors for their safety . The RAID anti-terror squad has been deployed to the city.

Hundreds of people were watching fireworks along the promenade when the attack began.

The gunman jumped out of the truck after ploughing through the pedestrians and started opening fire.

Officials said the driver was shot dead near the scene.

A second suspect is thought to be on the run.

A spokesman for the Alpes Maritime prefecture advised locals to 'stay indoors' as gunfire was heard, and a lorry was driven into a crowd on the Promenade des Anglais.

Eyewitnesses said there were 'bodies everywhere' with at least 100 people injured.

The truck driver is believed to have crashed his vehicle and jumped out and started shooting.

Police are also searching for an accomplice.

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