Bastille Day attack in Nice kills at least 84
An attack in France kills scores of Bastille Day revelers. Nell Abram has more.
Amateur video captured the horrific sights and sounds in France late Thursday after a semi truck plowed through a crowd of people killing at least 84 – including children — and wounding many more. French authorities say a 31-year-old French-Tunisian man rented the large truck two days earlier and deliberately mowed down scores of people gathered to watch Bastille Day fireworks in the southern city of Nice. The assailant, who authorities have not yet named, later died in a shootout with police. The attack appeared to be the work of a single individual. However, the French government is activating reservists’ and extending a state of emergency in place since last November’s attacks in Paris that killed 130 people.