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IN OMG! ON 16 Aug, 2016
A cargo truck was deliberately driven into the crowd in Nice, France. The driver was identified as Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel, a Tunisian resident of France. The attack ended after gunfire in which he was shot dead.
The state of emergency was then extended to three months by the French government. On the same, it was claimed by both Amaq News Agency and the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant's (ISIL's) that the attack was in response to to ISIL's calls to attack citizens of nations fighting them.
Extending the emergency to 3 months, the French President Francois Halloande condemned the attack.
When the crowd as celebrating Bastille day, the truck plowed into crowd killing 84 people, injuring 202 others.
He was shot dead by the police.
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