Updated: July 15, 2016 9:07:43 am
At least 80 people were killed when a truck drove into a gathering in Nice, France, during Bastille Day celebrations in French Riviera.
The truck crashed into crowd who were leaving after witnessing a fireworks display in French Riviera town of Nice, injuring several and sparking panic. The driver, reportedly a Tunisian, was later shot and killed by the French Police.
See also: Live coverage of the attack
The incident caused a series of reactions, including US President Barack Obama condemning the attack and Presidential candidate Donald Trump postponing the announcement of his running mate.
People across the world took to twitter to send their prayers. Here are the reactions:
Another horrific attack, My heart goes out to all the people affected by this disgusting attack on innocent lives. #JeSuisNice 🇫🇷
— Jenson Button (@JensonButton) July 15, 2016
Lone wolf attack in Nice kills over 70 people on France’s national day- Bastille Day. A single truck mowed them down #FranceTruckAttack
Shocked to hear about the terrorist attack on innocent crowd in Nice.Heartbreaking.Prayers for the victims of this horrific act.#NiceAttack
— VVS Laxman (@VVSLaxman281) July 15, 2016
#NiceAttack Horrific attack on people celebrating freedom-particularly poignant. A truck used as lethal weapon exposes vulnerability of all.
— Jayaprakash Narayan (@JP_LOKSATTA) July 15, 2016
Sad 2 wake up 2 the news of the #NiceAttack! Heartbreaking!Was there last yr,beautiful place & people. Prayers 4 the families of the victims
— Birender Singh (@ChBirenderSingh) July 15, 2016
France’ #NiceAttack a coward act of enemies of humanity. My thoughts are with those killed, prayers for speedy recovery of injured.
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