Photos: Deadly attack in Nice during Bastille Day celebrations

Updated: Jul 18, 2016, 12:48 IST
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    Rescue workers help injured people to get in an ambulance on July 15, 2016, after a truck drove into a crowd watching a fireworks display in the French Riviera town of Nice
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    Police officers, firefighters and rescue workers are seen at the site of an attack on July 15, 2016
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    Rescue workers help an injured woman to get in a ambulance on July 15, 2016
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    A soldier stands guard near the site of an attack in the French Riviera town of Nice, after a van that ploughed into a crowd leaving a fireworks display on July 14, 2016
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    A picture taken on July 14, 2016 shows a helicopter flying near the site of an attack in the French Riviera town of Nice, after a van that ploughed into a crowd leaving a fireworks display
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    Police officers stand near a van that ploughed into a crowd leaving a fireworks display in the French Riviera town of Nice on July 14, 2016
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    A vehicle of the Raid special intervention unit of the French police is seen near the site of an attack, after a van ploughed into a crowd leaving a fireworks display in the French Riviera town of Nice, on July 14, 2016
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    Police officers and firefighters arrive near the site of an attack on July 14, 2016, after a van ploughed into a crowd leaving a fireworks display in the French Riviera town of Nice
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  • Photos: Deadly attack in Nice during Bastille Day celebrations
    Police officers and rescue workers arrive at the scene of an attack on July 14, 2016, after a van ploughed into a crowd leaving a fireworks display in the French Riviera town of Nice
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    Police officers, firefighters and rescue workers are seen at the site of an attack on the Promenade des Anglais on July 15, 2016
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    Police officers, firefighters and rescue workers are seen at the site of an attack on the Promenade des Anglais on July 15, 2016
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At least 80 people were killed on Thursday night when a large truck mowed through a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice. French President Francois Hollande said the truck attack was of a 'terrorist character'. Here are some pictures courtesy AFP from the scene of tragedy

 

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