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Live updates: France remembers Nice attack victims

  • French prime minister is booed and told to resign at a memorial for the victims of the attack
  • An attacker in a lorry mowed down hundreds of people during Bastille Day celebrations in Nice
  • Prosecutors have revealed the attacker did several scouting missions on the Promenade des Anglais
  • At least 84 people, including foreigners and children, died in the atrocity
  • The French government is facing growing criticism of its handling of national security
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Eyewitness: There was no security before Nice attack

An eyewitness of the attack in Nice. Credit: Euronews

An eyewitness of the deadly attack in Nice has said there was no security when the lorry began ploughing into crowds.

"There was no security and it took firefighters close to half an hour to arrive on the scene," the man told Euronews.

"The truck was there on the promenade and then they shot the driver. The truck mounted the kerb, accelerating into the crowd as it ran over everyone on its way."

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