Dozens Killed When Truck Drives Into Crowd In Nice, France

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Dozens of people were killed in Nice, France, on Thursday night after a truck drove, apparently purposely, into a crowd of Bastille Day revelers. There were report that the driver then engaged in a gun battle with police. Local authorities called the incident "an attack" and urged people to stay indoors. The incident took place near the end of a fireworks show on the Mediterranean city's coastside promenade. "A lorry driver appears to have killed dozens of people," Nice Mayor Christian Estrosi said in a tweet.

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