A large group of people which had gathered for a Bastille Day Fireworks show in southern France was obliterated when a large truck drove directly into the crowd. At least 60 people are confirmed dead, and hundreds more have been injured.
Reports from France’s BFM TV say that the driver of the truck is also dead. Witnesses say that after crashing into the crowd, the driver began firing shots into the fleeing crowd of people on the Promenade des Anglais, which is a major boulevard along the Mediterranean Sea.
The Nice-Matin newspaper said one of their reporters was quoted as saying the drivr “Mounted onto the Prom and drove on everyone. People are running, it’s panic.”
We will be monitoring this story and will bring you more updates as soon as they are available.