Nice terrorist attack on Bastille Day: As it happened

By Kamna Arora | By Gayatri Sankar | Last Updated: Friday, July 15, 2016 - 22:55
The truck, left, that mowed through revelers is pictured in Nice, southern France.

A man drove a truck into crowds of people celebrating France's national day in Nice, killing at least 84 people.

15 July 2016, 21:07 PM

Nice attack in line with jihadist calls to action: Prosecutor

15 July 2016, 21:01 PM

France truck attack suspect unknown to intelligence services: French prosecutor

Senior IS leader had exhorted supporters to ''run over filthy French''

15 July 2016, 20:53 PM

202 were wounded in the Nice truck attack, 25 on life support and 52 in critical condition: Paris prosecutor.

15 July 2016, 20:41 PM

Paris prosecutor says ten children, teenagers killed in Nice attack.

Two Americans killed in Nice attack: State Department

15 July 2016, 19:09 PM

France's Hollande says dozens still fighting for their lives after Nice attack - Reuters.

15 July 2016, 18:13 PM

Alert at Nice airport lifted, passengers allowed back into the terminal to pick up their bags: AP

15 July 2016, 18:03 PM

Two Americans killed in Nice attack: US State Department

15 July 2016, 18:01 PM

Passengers ordered out of Nice Airport, military seen inside closed terminal building: AP

15 July 2016, 15:30 PM

The Tour de France resumed its 13th stage under tightened security today despite the terror attack in Nice.

15 July 2016, 15:11 PM

At least 50 children have been hospitalised after France truck attack, reports news agency AFP.

15 July 2016, 15:08 PM

As per news website Nice-Matin.com, the 31-year-old French-Tunisian national who was behind the wheel of the truck that ploughed through Bastille Day revellers has been identified as Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel.

15 July 2016, 14:45 PM

The German Police say they're stepping up border checks on the French frontier following the attack in Nice.

15 July 2016, 14:15 PM

France has declared three days of national mourning after attack in Nice, news agency AP reported.

15 July 2016, 13:48 PM

A middle-aged Muslim woman was among the first to be killed when a trucker mowed down 84 people here in a terror attack. The woman was run over by the speeding white truck on the sidewalk next to Lenval beach during Bastille Day celebrations on Thursday night. She was killed instantly.

15 July 2016, 13:48 PM

Russian President Vladimir Putin has condemned the attack in Nice as an act of "monstrous evil". In a message of condolence to President Francois Hollande released by the Kremlin, Putin said he was shocked by the "savagery and particular cynicism of this crime committed on your country`s national holiday," during Bastille Day celebrations.

15 July 2016, 11:13 AM

News agency Reuters has quoted a source as saying that the gunman who drove a heavy truck into a crowd in Nice was a 31-year-old Franco-Tunisian born in Tunisia. The man was not on the watch list of French intelligence services, but was known to police in connection with common law crimes such as theft and violence, the source said. 

15 July 2016, 11:11 AM

Facebook on Friday turned on its Safety Check feature after a large truck mowed through a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, France, killing over 80 people. According to CNET, it is the third time in nearly a month that the social networking giant has activated the tool.

France terror attack: Social networking giant Facebook activates safety check tool

15 July 2016, 10:57 AM

The death toll in Nice truck attack has risen to 84.

15 July 2016, 10:57 AM

News agency AFP has quoted authorities as saying that they have found identity papers belonging to a 31-year-old French-Tunisian citizen in the 19-tonne truck.