At Least 60 Dead As Lorry Driver Ploughs Through Crowd – Opens Fire With AK-47

Up to 60 have been killed and 100 more injured after a truck crashed into a crowd of people celebrating Bastille Day.1lorryHorrifying pictures and videos have emerged of bodies strewn across the street after a lorry driver ploughed into revellers along the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, southern France.

According to witnesses, the driver mowed down pedestrians before climbing from his lorry and shooting at the crowd. The truck driver was then shot dead by police – who are treating the incident as an attack.

One Witness Tweeted: “I’m in Nice and I cannot describe the situation – scary awful. Dead bodies everywhere people killed in front of my eyes. Had to be planned.”  Footage shows dead bodies strewn everywhere, as well as panicking people fleeing for their lives.