Sources Claim 31 Year Old Man of Tunisian Descent Living in Nice is Responsible for Dozens Dead in Terrorist Attack in Nice France-UPDATE

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Dozens of people have been killed and many more were injured after a truck plowed into a crowd in Nice, France during Bastille Day celebrations.
The local police prefect has confirmed that least 30 people were dead and over 100 were injured in the crash, Reuters reported, citing BFM TV.
You can read the full story here.

According to Nice-Matin’s website they claim in French which I translated that the driver was a 31-year-old Tunisian Man.

Selon nos informations, c’est un Niçois d’origine tunisienne qui aurait conduit le camion. Le jeune homme de 31 ans a également tiré sur la foule pendant qu’il conduisait. Plus de 70 personnes sont mortes.

According to our information, this is a Nice from Tunisia which led the truck. The young man of 31 years was also fired on the crowd as he drove. More than 70 people died.

French President had this to say about the tragic incident:

“There’s no denying the terrorist nature of this attack of yet again the most extreme form of violence,”

The French Minister of The Interior has this to say:

Translation:

The identification of the criminal is in progress; It is the prosecutor who will speak on this topic # Nice

UPDATE– Dominique Rizet of BFM TV in France is reporting the attacker was known to the police for violence and use of weapons.

The attacker’s name is Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel according to news sources. French News sources claim he was married and has 3 children.
The driver is of Tunisian origin which disputes earlier reporting that he was bi-national. Holds a residence permit in France. According to The Wall Street Journal Tunisia has become a recruiting ground for ISIS.

Translation:

# Nice06 The identification unit for disaster victims began his delicate identification mission.

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At #Nice , President and @fhollande @manuelvalls joined @BCazeneuve the departmental operational center

BREAKING:

We are saddened to report the two American’s that have been killed are a father and son.


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