11:38 Jul. 16, 2016
Flowers and candles are left following the attacks in Nice outside the entrance to the French Consulate, July 15, 2016, in San Francisco. (AP Photo)
84 people dead, more than 50 in critical condition after truck ploughed into crowd
Five people have been taken into custody over the deadly Nice terror attack that had left 84 killed and over 50 fighting for their lives. That's according to AFP quoting "legal sources."
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The ex-wife of the attacker has been earlier taken into police custody for questioning. The police are still investigating whether the assailant who drove a truck through a crowd in the French Riviera city on Thursday night had accomplices.
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France is entering three-day mourning period, as President Francois Hollande has warned the death toll could rise further. The country's state of emergency has been extended by three more months.