Britain warns citizens after truck attack kills 73 in Nice

By REUTERS
July 15, 2016 02:49

LONDON - Britain's Foreign Office issued an alert warning British citizens in the Nice area in France to follow the instructions of the French authorities after a Bastille Day attack killed 73 in the Riviera city.

An attacker drove a truck at high speed into a crowd watching fireworks late on Thursday, local media quoted officials as saying.

"We are in touch with the local authorities and seeking more information following an apparent attack on a Bastille Day celebration in Nice. If you are in the area follow the instructions of the French authorities," the Foreign Office said in updated travel advice on France.


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