French police question 10 suspects over July's deadly Nice attack

December 12, 2016 17:55

NICE, France - French police questioned ten people on Monday suspected of providing material assistance, directly or indirectly, in the truck attack on a crowd of people in Nice last July which killed 86 people, a judicial source said.

The attack, carried out by a Tunisian who swerved his truck through crowds gathered to watch a fireworks display on France's national day on July 14, was claimed by Islamic State.The attacker was shot dead by police at the scene.

"We are talking here about a logistical trail, of people who could have helped in carrying out the attack," the source said, indicating that police were investigating who may have supplied the attacker with weapons.

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