Bastille Day celebrations in the southern French city of Nice turned to tragedy when a lorry was deliberately driven into a crowd, reportedly killing 84 people and injuring a further 50, with 18 people in a critical condition.

A lone attacker, reported in French media to be Tunisian-born local Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, staged the terror attack on the Promenade des Anglais during a firework display.

Thousands of people have been paying tribute to those killed and injured in the horrific Bastille Day attack in Nice by sharing cartoons on social media, using the hashtags #PrayForNice and #JeSuisNice.

Le Monde artist Plantu drew a crying dove of peace in the middle of a map of France, with a black band covering the bleeding south-east corner.

Brazilian political cartoonist Carlos Latuff drew a baby next to a covered body, based on the photo of a doll lying next to a covered body in Nice. Some people are also recirculating a cartoon drawn by Latuff after the Paris attacks in November 2015, with dead bodies covered by a bleeding French Tricolore.

IBTimes UK publishes some of the most powerful cartoons paying tribute those killed in the Nice Bastille Day attacks here.


— Kap (@kapdigital) July 14, 2016
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La baie des Anges

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France. By FadToOn: #NiceAttack

— The Cartoon Movement (@cartoonmovement) July 15, 2016

Non. 💔 #Nice

— 🤘🏻Louison🤘🏻 (@Louison_A) July 15, 2016

Paz, paz, paz... Unamos oraciones y fe para irradiar el amor que necesita nuestro mundo. #PrayForNice #Niza

— Ismael Cala (@cala) July 15, 2016
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Je suis vraiement désolé...

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