Channel Islands react to Nice attack

Islanders and politicians are reacting to last night's attack in Nice, where 84 people have died after a lorry drove into crowds during Bastille Day celebrations.

Flags are flying at half mast in both islands and a book of condolence has been opened in Jersey.

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Guernsey Deputy: 'Politicians needs to work towards peace'

A former Chief Minister of Guernsey says ‘all political action should work towards peace.’

Jonathan Le Tocq has been speaking following the attack at a Bastille Day celebration in Nice.

It also comes as at least 160 people have been killed and 1440 injured in violent clashes in Turkey.

The Deputy says people in Europe are lucky to have enjoyed peace for a number of decades, but has vowed to work with other jurisdictions to help work towards a more peaceful future.

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