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    Moscow Residents Bring Flowers to French Embassy Following Nice Attack

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    Residents of the Russian capital have brought flowers to the French embassy to express solidarity with the families of the victims of the deadly Nice truck attack.

    PARIS (Sputnik) – Some Moscow residents have left notes with words of reassurance at the embassy, one of the notes says "Stay strong."

    On Thursday night, a truck rammed into a large crowd that was celebrating Bastille Day in Nice. At least 80 people, including children, were killed and dozens of others were injured.

    The driver of the truck was shot dead by police. According to ID documents found inside the truck, the driver was a 31-year-old man who was a resident of Nice of Tunisian origin. It is not yet clear whether he had accomplices. He was reportedly known to police for small crimes but was never investigated by intelligence services.

    Moscow residents bring flowers to French embassy following Nice attack
    © Sputnik/ Maksim Blinov
    Moscow residents bring flowers to French embassy following Nice attack

    French President Francois Hollande said that the terrorist nature of the attack cannot be denied. The French leader extended the state of emergency introduced in the country in the wake of the November terrorist attacks for three more months.

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