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Terrorist Attack In France, more than 80 Dead Many Injured by sugarwiz(f): 6:44am On Jul 15, 2016

A terrorist gunman killed 80 people and wounded scores when he drove a heavy truck at high speed into a crowd watching Bastille Day fireworks in the French Riviera city of Nice late on Thursday.The driver was shot dead after barrelling the truck two kilometres (1.3 miles) through the festive crowd on the palm-lined Promenade des Anglais, sending hundreds fleeing in terror and leaving the area strewn with bodies. Authorities said they found identity papers belonging to a 31-year-old French-Tunisian citizen in the truck, as well as "guns"and "larger weapons".
In a pre-dawn address to the nation, President Francois Hollande called up military and police reservists to relieve forcesworn out by an eight-month state of emergencybegun after the Islamic State militant group killed 130 people in Paris. The state of emergency has been extended."France is filled with sadness by this new tragedy," Hollande said, noting several children were among the dead in what he said he had no doubt was an act of terrorism.
www.telegraph.co.uk >Telegraph>News

Re: Terrorist Attack In France, more than 80 Dead Many Injured by edbor(m): 6:56am On Jul 15, 2016
what do terrorists gain

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