Death toll in Nice attack rises to over 70 - TV citing police | Reuters

PARIS At least 73 people were killed when a truck drove into the crowd in the southern French sea resort of Nice, a news TV channel and local politician said.

Christian Estrosi, a leading regional politician in the area, said on Twitter: "This is the worst drama in the history of Nice with more than 70 victims already."

News TV channel i>TELE, citing a police source, put the death toll at 73 shortly after 1 a.m. (2300 GMT).

(Reporting by Michel Rose and Simon Carraud; Writing by Brian Love; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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Published Date: Jul 15, 2016 05:15 am | Updated Date: Jul 15, 2016 05:15 am