Man Drives Through Crowd, Killing more than 60 in France
A truck plowed into pedestrians during Bastille Day celebrations in the popular French seaside city of Nice Thursday, leaving at least 75 dead and over 100 injured.
The truck struck the crowd at around 10:40 p.m. local time, shortly after a fireworks display.
President of the province told French media that the driver also shot at people and was fatally shot by police. A senior U.S. military official told NBC News that guns and explosives were found in the truck.
A senior U.S. military source told NBC News that French authorities are reporting that the truck “purposefully” and “maliciously” struck the crowd.