Truck rams into crowd in Nice, France, more than 70 dead 100 injured

Sky News has a running report here

And here is what we know as of now

A large truck loaded with guns and hand grenades drove into a crowd of people who had gathered for a Bastille Day fireworks show Thursday in the southern French city of Nice, killing at least 70 people and injuring 100 more in a terror attack, officials said.

Regional president Christian Estrosi confirmed the death toll in a post on Twitter, calling Thursday “the worst tragedy in the history of Nice.” Estrosi also asked residents to stay indoors immediately following the attack.

French Interior Ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet said the truck driver had been “neutralized” and an investigation would confirm whether he had acted alone.

A police spokeswoman, Sylvie Toffin, confirmed the incident was deliberate, telling the Associated Press, “It’s an attack.” A local government official told Fox News that the truck was driving full speed when it hit the crowd.

A witness, Wassim Bouhlel, told the Associated Press that he saw the truck drive into the crowd, then witnessed the driver emerge with a gun and start shooting.

“There was carnage on the road,” Bouhlel said. “Bodies everywhere.”

Estrosi confirmed to BFM TV that the driver fired on the crowd before being killed by police.

Again, terrorism has visited France, no word if Obama and Hillary have blamed the NRA yet

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