Arms found inside the truck that drove into crowd in Nice - official
Published 15/07/2016 | 00:39
Guns and grenades have been found inside the truck that rammed into a crowd at the beachfront southern French city of Nice on Thursday, killing 84 people, a member of parliament for the region told BMF TV.
Another government official said the driver of the truck also fired on the crowd before he was killed by police.
The gunman responsible for the mass killing was a 31 year-old Franco-Tunisian born in Tunisia, a police source close to the investigation said.
The man was not on the watch list of French intelligence services, but was known to police in connection with common law crimes such as theft and violence, the source said.