PARIS, July 15 (Xinhua) -- A truck rammed into crowd in Nice, southern France, killing dozens and injuring around 100, local media reported early Friday.
The truck crashed into crowd over a long distance on the Promenade des Anglais, a celebrated seaside promenade, reported BFMTV.
"Dear Nice residents, the driver of a truck appears to have made dozens of deaths. Stay at the moment at your homes. More information to come," wrote on Twitter Christian Estrosi, mayor of Nice.
The prefecture of the Alpes-Maritimes took the incident as an attack, reported French media, adding that the driver was shot by the police.