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. French TV reported as many as 30 dead. “It’s total panic,” a witness told BFM TV. 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 des Anglais. “A lorry driver appears to have killed dozens of people,” Nice Mayor Christian Estrosi said in a tweet.
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