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  • 07.14.16

At least 60 dead as truck crashes into crowd at Bastille Day celebration in France

This is a developing story and will be updated

At least 60 people were killed and 100 injured in the city of Nice, France late on Thursday when a truck drove into a crowd watching fireworks on France’s Bastille Day national holiday, according to local reports cited by Reuters and the Associated Press. [Photo: VALERY HACHE/AFP/Getty Images]

“A truck rammed into the crowd over a long distance, which explains this extremely heavy toll,” Sebastien Humbert, the prefect for the Alpes-Maritime area told BFM TV. 

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