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    Deadly Truck Attack in Nice (186)

    The French special forces defused an explosive-laden truck parked on a highway near Nice, local media reports.

    A bomb disposal operation was conducted on a highway near Nice where a truck attack occurred Thursday night.

    A truck were parked 100 meters away from the apartment where a search raid was earlier conducted. Two buildings were evacuated.

    A French demining squad blew up a suspicious package on a road near Nice, where a demining operation has been carried out.

    Late on Thursday evening, a heavy truck rammed into a crowd celebrating the Bastille Day in Nice, killing 84 and injuring dozens.

    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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