2016 Nice attack

A terrorist attack in France on 14 July 2016
The route on which the truck is driven

The 2016 Nice attack happened on 14 July 2016 in Nice, France. A truck drove into people celebrating Bastille Day, the national day of France. More than eighty people were killed during the incident.[1] Gunfire was reported; at first, people thought it was fireworks. At around 22:45 local time, a truck was driven into a large crowd of people at Promenade des Anglais. Later, guns were fired. The driver, Tunisian truck driver Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel, was killed by police.[2]


  1. "At Least 60 Feared Dead". Daily Mail. Retrieved Jul 14, 2016.
  2. "Many Dead as Lorry Hits Crowd in Nice". The BBC News. Retrieved Jul 14, 2016.