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ISIS claims Nice massacre as France defends security

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TERRORIST ATTACK. Police officers stand guard near the truck after it crashed into the crowd during the Bastille Day celebrations in Nice, France, July 14, 2016. Photo by Franck Fernandes/EPA

Police say they have arrested 4 more people linked to suspect Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel, as well as his estranged wife

NICE, France (July 16, 2016) — The Islamic State (ISIS) group claimed responsibility on Saturday, July 16, for the truck massacre in Nice which France said was “a new kind of attack,” as it faced hard questions over security failures.  Continue reading ISIS claims Nice massacre as France defends security

France mourns 84 dead in truck attack in Nice

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MOURNING. People gather in front of the memorial set on the ‘Promenade des Anglais’ where the truck crashed into the crowd during the Bastille Day celebrations, in Nice, France, July 15, 2016. Photo by Ian Langsdon/EPA

President Francois Hollande says the country would observe 3 days of mourning as he warns the death toll could rise further, with more than 50 people fighting for their lives

NICE, France (July 16, 2016) — France on Saturday, July 16, began a period of national mourning for the 84 people who died after a “terrorist” drove his truck through a crowd in Nice as they watched Bastille Day fireworks.  Continue reading France mourns 84 dead in truck attack in Nice