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    French gendarmes walk past clothes and mattresses at the site of the deadly attack on the Promenade des Anglais seafront in the French Riviera city of Nice on July 15, 2016, after a gunman smashed a truck through a crowd celebrating Bastille Day, killing at least 84 and injuring dozens

    Daesh Claims Responsibility for Truck Attack in Nice - Reports

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    Daesh has claimed the responsibility for the truck attack in Nice on Thursday night, Al Jazeera TV channel reported.

    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.
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    The terrorist group reported the claim via their own media, according to Al Jazeera.

    On Thursday night, a truck rammed into a large crowd that was celebrating Bastille Day in Nice. At least 84 people, including children, were killed and dozens of others were injured.

    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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