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Nice truck massacre: A man and a woman with alleged links to Lahouaiej-Bouhlel held

Lahouaiej-Bouhlel Was Shot Dead By Police After He Rammed A Truck Through A Crowd Celebrating France’s Bastille Day In The Resort City Of Nice, Leaving 84 Dead And About 300 More Injured.

PTI | Updated on: 17 Jul 2016, 01:27:17 PM
Two new held in French truck massacre


French police today arrested a man and a woman with ties to the man behind a truck ramming attack claimed by the Islamic State group, a judicial source said.

Five other people are already in custody, including the estranged wife of Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel, a Tunisian with no apparent links to extremism who is said to have been radicalised very quickly.

Lahouaiej-Bouhlel was shot dead by police after he rammed a truck through a crowd celebrating France’s Bastille Day in the resort city of Nice, leaving 84 dead and about 300 more injured.

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First Published : 17 Jul 2016, 01:15:00 PM