Bastille Day Crash: Videos Show Aftermath of Truck Crashing Into Nice, France, Celebration

Source: Twitter
Source: Twitter

Early reports out of Nice, France, have indicated that at least 70 people were killed after a truck drove into a crowd during a Bastille Day celebration late Thursday. According to a translation from CNN, Christian Estrosi, the mayor of Nice, tweeted "Dear Nice residents, the driver of a truck appears to have caused tens of deaths. Stay for the moment in your homes. More info to come."  

Per CNN's affiliate BFM-TV, the "truck occupants" and French police exchanged gunfire at the scene. The AP cites a French official calling the truck crash "an attack." 

Video clips from the crash and the aftermath have emerged on Twitter: 

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Bastille Day "Attack": Truck Crashes Into Nice Celebration, Several Dead, Gunfire Reported
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July 14, 2016 7:57 p.m.: This story has been updated.

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