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    Police Presence Sufficient on Night of Nice Attack - Police Inspectorate

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    France's police inspectorate IGPN said police presence in the seaside city of Nice on the night of the truck attack on July 14 was adequate, when presenting its report on Wednesday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) The IGPN director said that prior to the attack police had assessed the threat level as "classic." Contingent was enough for a scenario involving one or more assailants armed with guns or explosives.

    "For an event that was not exceptional…and with no known threats, police forces were not undersized," Marie-France Moneger-Guyomarc’h told reporters.

    A terrorist drove a heavy truck through a crowd of revelers marking the Bastille Day in the French city, killing 84 people and injuring hundreds more.

    French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve ordered the IGPN last week to prepare a report on security measures on the night of the attack.

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