Posted on July 14, 2016

Nice, France, on Lockdown Amid Fears of Terror Attack

Emily Shapiro, ABC News, July 14, 2016

The southern French city of Nice was on lockdown amid fears of a terror attack after a truck drove into a large crowd during Bastille Day celebrations, officials said.

A local official told French TV there were “about 30 dead.”

About 100 others were injured, a local official said.

The driver has been killed, a local official told French TV.

The local government said it fears a terror attack. The city is on lockdown.

Jimmy Ghazal, 39, a Lebanese man visiting Nice with his family, told ABC News that after the fireworks concluded, he heard people screaming and heard what sounded like gunshots. {snip}