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B-Town sends out prayers post Nice terror attack

Updated: Jul 15, 2016 12:28 IST

New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): Following the horrific Bastille Day attack in the French Riviera city that killed at least 80 people on Thursday night, Bollywood took to their respective Twitter handles to condemn the terror attack in Nice, France.

"The world is turning so cruel...How do human beings do this to each other.My heart bleeds for the victims of the Nice attack #PeaceForNice" wrote Priyanka Chopra.

Akshay Kumar tweeted, "Sad 2 wake up 2 the news of the #NiceAttack! Heartbreaking!Was there last yr,beautiful place & people. Prayers 4 the families of the victims."

"Heartbreaking!! How many more times will we witness horrific attacks against humanity?cannot express the anger #NiceAttack ," posted Anushka Sharma.

"Omg ! Praying for everyone involved in the #NiceAttack," wrote Preity Zinta.

"Was at this very #Nice promenade, on the phone with a friend who was hurt in Istanbul airport attack, 2 weeks ago. Now this? #PrayForNice," tweeted Boman Irani.

"Heart goes out to all the victims of yet another shocking and brutal act of terrorism #NiceAttack," said Bipasha Basu.

Athiya Shetty posted, "What is happening to this world. So heartbreaking. #NiceAttacks."

"More innocent lives lost..Shocked, angry, heartbroken! Was in #Nice last month! All my prayers for the families. Restez fort. #NiceAttack," wrote Sophie Choudry.

A truck ploughed into a crowd in the French resort of Nice, leaving at least 80 dead and scores injured in an attack after a Bastille Day fireworks display.

Estrosi said flags would be lowered across the city on Friday.

The truck driver has been identified as Nice Matin, a man of Tunisian origin from Nice. His identity papers were found in the cab of the lorry, Sky News reported.

Reportedly, the man, believed to be 31, fired on crowds of people before he was shot dead by police.

Residents have been told to stay indoors as the emergency services work at the scene.(ANI)