Condolences and prayers pour in after Bastille Day attack

Celebrities‚ politicians and thousands of social media users have shown their support for France after more than 80 people were killed while celebrating Bastille Day in Nice.

President Francois Hollande declared the incident a “terrorist” attack after a gunman drove a heavy truck at high speed into a crowd watching a fireworks display.

French soldiers cordon the area after at least 30 people were killed in Nice, France, when a truck ran into a crowd celebrating the Bastille Day national holiday July 14, 2016. Image: ERIC GAILLARD REUTERS

The attack provoked an emotional outcry on social media with thousands of Twitter users offering condolences and prayers for the country and those affected by the attack.

 

 

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