“It’s a scene of horror,” local member of parliament Eric Ciotti told France Info, saying the truck had sped along the pavement fronting the Mediterranean, “mowing down several hundred people.”
The hashtag #PrayForNice quickly soared to the top of Twitter’s trending section, with thousands of people expressing their thoughts on social media.
Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump tweeted that he had delayed the announcement of his running mate, which was scheduled for Friday morning, due to the incident in Nice.
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