There’s been more updates to this morning’s tragic attack on the French city of Nice, during which a truck drove through a crowd of people watching a Bastille Day fireworks display.
The driver of the truck proceeded to fire shots at civilians and police after stopping the truck. He was shot dead by police after firing several shots.
The death toll is now at around 80 people, with many more injured.
Julie Bishop has conducted a press conference, in which she says that three Australians have been injured in the attack.
#BREAKING: Three Australians suffered minor injuries as they tried to flee the scene in Nice following the #bastilleday attack #TenNews
— Catalina Florez (@florezcata) July 15, 2016
Watch the statement below:
.@JulieBishop says three Australians were injured in the Nice attack. https://t.co/P98tgu3qfG #BastilleDay #7News https://t.co/8CwyuOCN8v
— 7 News Sydney (@7NewsSydney) July 15, 2016
Aus Gov condemns Bastille Day attack in Nice. Thoughts with victims, their families and people of France https://t.co/bAAGdFgP3y
— Julie Bishop (@JulieBishopMP) July 15, 2016
If you are concerned for the wellbeing of loved ones, Facebook has turned on Safety Check for Nice, or you can call DFAT on 1300 555 135 (or +612 6261 3305 if calling from overseas).
Source: 7 News.
Photo: Russia Times.