Havering officials pay respects to the victims of last night’s devastating attack in Nice
PUBLISHED: 09:59 15 July 2016 | UPDATED: 12:27 15 July 2016
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Officials from the borough have made statements of solidarity with the French people following last night’s devastating attack in Nice.
At least 84 people were killed at about 11pm local time after a lorry drove into a crowd celebrating Bastille Day, a French national holiday.
The driver continued to drove for about 2km on the Promenade des Anglais before he was shot by police.
President Francois Hollande said the attack was of “an undeniable terrorist nature”.
Havering Council tweeted this morning that their “thoughts go out to all those killed, injured and affected by the attack in #Nice”.
Police from the Havering MPS twitter account also shared their sympathies.
It said: “Devastating news from Nice.
“All our thoughts to everyone affected by this vicious attack”.
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