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Truck crashes into Bastille Day celebration in Nice, France

Dozens dead
Posted: 2:37 PM, Jul 14, 2016
Updated: 2016-07-14 22:28:06Z
Truck crashes into crowd in Nice, France
Truck crashes into crowd in Nice, France

A Bastille Day celebration in Nice, France turned deadly on Thursday when a truck plowed into a crowd.

Early reports indicate that dozens of people were killed in the crash.

There are reports that shots were fired during the incident, and images show the truck full of bullet holes.

WARNING: Some of the images below are graphic.

 

Wassim Bouhlel, a Nice native who spoke to the AP near Nice's Promenade du Paillon, said that he saw a truck drive into the crowd and then witnessed the man emerge with a gun and start shooting.

 

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

There was no official cause for the crash as of yet.

Nice Mayor Christian Estrosi tweeted that "dozens" were killed in the crash.