French, EU Flags Fly at Half-Staff at EU Parliament After Nice Attack

© REUTERS / Francois LenoirAn electronic board displays "Je suis Nice" in honor of the victims of the Bastille Day truck attack in Nice, outside the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, July 15, 2016
An electronic board displays Je suis Nice in honor of the victims of the Bastille Day truck attack in Nice, outside the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium, July 15, 2016 - Sputnik International
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The French and EU flags in front of the European Parliament in Brussels were lowered to half-staff following the truck attack in Nice, the parliament press service said on Friday.

A girl holds up a placard during a prayer meet to show solidarity with the victims of the Bastille Day truck attack in Nice, at a school in Ahmedabad, India, July 15, 2016. - Sputnik International
World Reacts to Nice Terrorist Attack With Increased Security Measures
MOSCOW (Sputnik) — On Thursday night, a truck rammed into a large crowd that was celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, France. At least 84 people, including children, were killed and dozens of others were injured.

"The French and EU flags at half-mast in front of the European Parliament following last night's terrorist attack in Nice," the press service wrote on the parliament's official Facebook page.

The driver was shot dead by police. According to identification documents found inside the truck, the driver was a 31-year-old male resident of Nice of Tunisian origin. It is unclear whether he had any accomplices.

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