France: Nice jihad murderer is Muslim of Tunisian origin
PARIS — France’s national holiday turned bloody and violent Thursday night in the southern city of Nice, as a truck drove through crowds of Bastille Day revelers for more than a mile along a promenade.
French officials said more than 70 people were killed, as the death toll climbed throughout the night. The vehicle was a large white truck, similar to a tractor-trailer.
A 31-year-old Niçois of Tunisian origin was driving the truck that claimed over 70 people on the Prom in Nice on Thursday night.
The Frenchman was 31 years old.
According to our information, it was a Niçois from Tunisia who drove the truck. The young man of 31 years also fired on the crowd as he drove. More than 70 people died.
At least 77 are dead after a truck drove into the crowd after the fireworks in Nice.
His truck was loaded with weapons and grenades.