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