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Bastille Day Terror: Truck Plows Into Crowd in Southern France, Kills at Least 84

No terror group immediately claimed responsibility for the Thursday night attack on France's national holiday

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    At least 84 people were confirmed dead, including 10 children and teenagers, in the truck attack during Bastille Day fireworks in Nice, France, Paris Prosecutor Francois Molins said Friday.

    Among the 202 people wounded were 52 in critical condition and 25 on life support, he said, one day after a man driving a rented refrigerator truck careened down the Riviera city's famed waterfront promenade, knocking people over like bowling pins, according to authorities.

    The 31-year-old driver was identified as Mohamed Lagouaiej Bouhlel, a Tunisian-born delivery man living in Nice. Officials had earlier reported Bouhlel was a French national.  Truck Drives Into Crowd at Bastille Day Celebration in NiceTruck Drives Into Crowd at Bastille Day Celebration in Nice

    Molins said Bouhlel was married with children and his wife was being questioned by authorities.

    But several neighbors at the address listed for Bouhlel told The Associated Press he had not lived there for three years and the apartment was occupied by his estranged wife. Men living in the apartment, who identified themselves as the wife's family members, said she was divorcing Bouhlel.

    No terror group immediately claimed responsibility for the Thursday night attack on France's national holiday, which rocked a nation still dealing with the aftermath of two attacks in Paris last year that killed a total of 147 people. 

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