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  • 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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Bouhlel 'took selfies on promenade' hours before attack

Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel was driving the lorry that killed 84 people. Credit: Reuters

The Nice attacker took selfies on the promenade hours before mowing down 84 people with a lorry on Bastille Day, prosecutors have revealed.

Paris prosecutor Francois Molins said that on the day of the attack, Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel appeared to have spent much of the day on the Promenade des Anglais, taking selfies on the beach and the walkway.

It was also revealed that around eight months ago he took a picture of a news story headlined "Man deliberately rams car into cafe terrace", seemingly the first sign he was planning something.

Around the same time, Bouhlel showed a friend a video of a hostage being decapitated.

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