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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Minutes silence to be held after Nice attack

Tributes to the victims of the attack in Nice Credit: Ben Birchall / PA Wire/Press Association Images

A minutes silence will be observed across the islands today following terrorist attacks in Nice.

At least 84 people were killed and more remain in hospital after a lorry drove into crowds celebrating Bastille day.

The Bailiff in Guernsey has asked staff in all States department to fall silent at 11am, which is 12 noon in France, as a mark of respect for those who lost their lives or were injured.

The same will happen in Jersey and other organisations have been told they can follow suit.

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