At least three people were killed. One of them They were killed, and others were injured in the attack, which was carried out by a 25-year-old.
Minister Macron Place The incident, and from there he said that his country was attacked by an “Islamist terrorist,” as he put it.
After the attack took place, individuals stood Parliament The Frenchman left a minute of silence, mourning the victims. Then the Prime Minister, Jean Castix, accompanied by some ministers, left for a “crisis meeting” with the French President.
The agency stated, “Reuters“The prime minister raised the state of security alert in the country to its highest levels, saying that the government’s response would be“ firm and immediate. ”
The Nice attack coincided with assault He targeted the French consulate in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, wounding a security guard, and the authorities arrested the suspect in carrying out the attack.
In the aftermath of the attack, she called The Embassy French in Saudi Arabia, French nationals there to take the highest caution and vigilance.
And called the President of the European Union, David Sasoli, through his Twitter account, referred to the Union against Violence and those who seek to incite and spread hatred.
The Turkish Vice President, Fuat Oktay, condemned incident He challenged Nice, stressing that violence and terror are not compatible with religious values.
This comes in light of escalating tension on the background Killed The French teacher, Samuel Batti, on October 16, at the hands of a Chechen immigrant, after the teacher showed his students caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad, and the statements of the French President, Emmanuel Macron, following the incident, which defend Where about fees, then Posted it On government buildings in the country.