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    Deadly Truck Attack in Nice (186)

    Marine Le Pen, the leader of the far-right France's National Front party, urged to declare war on the Islamic fundamentalism after the deadly attack in Nice.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The leader of the far-right France's National Front party expressed her condolences on Friday to the families and relatives of the victims of Nice terrorist attack.

    "The war against the Islamic fundamentalism has not begun yet, now it is necessary to urgently declare it," Le Pen said in a statement.

    On Thursday evening, a heavy truck hit a crowd celebrating the Bastille Day in southern France, killing 84 revellers and wounding dozens more. President Francois Hollande said it was of a "terrorist nature." The driver was shot dead by police. Heavy weapons and grenades were found inside the truck.

    The driver was shot dead by police. According to documents found inside the truck, he was a 31-year-old man who was a resident of Nice of Tunisian origin.

    Deadly Truck Attack in Nice (186)


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