Hollande calls up reservists to boost security

French President Francois Hollande said Friday he had called on reservists to boost the ranks of police and gendarmes after an attack in Nice killed 77 people.

AFP| Last Updated: Jul 15, 2016, 09:57 AM IST
Hollande calls up reservists to boost security

Paris: French President Francois Hollande said Friday he had called on reservists to boost the ranks of police and gendarmes after an attack in Nice killed 77 people.

France`s "operational reservists" include French citizens with or without military experience as well as former soldiers. Hollande said they would, in particular, be used to boost "border controls".