Nice attack: What we know so farReuters

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  • White truck ploughs into crowds leaving a firework display in Nice as part of Bastille Day celebrations
  • Media reports of at least 84 dead with toll likely to rise
  • Distressing images on social media show carnage after attack
  • Police in Nice say driver of truck is dead

23.11 Reports on French TV suggest that the driver of the truck was shot dead by police after killing 'at least 30 people' with witnesses saying that there was "bodies everywhere". Local newspaper Le Parisien has graphic images of bodies strewn across the promenade and that shots have been exchanged with police.

23.03 Dozens believed dead after attack. Driver also dead. At least 100 reported injured.

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A pictured posted on Twitter of the truck@Nice_Matin