A Police car is parked near the scene of an attack after a truck drove on to the sidewalk and plowed through a crowd of revelers who'd gathered to watch the fireworks in the French resort city of Nice, southern France, Friday, July 15, 2016. A spokesman for France's Interior Ministry says there are likely to be "several dozen dead" after a truck drove into a crowd of revelers celebrating Bastille Day in the French city of Nice. (AP Photo/Christian Alminana)
Photo: Christian Alminana
Photo: Christian Alminana

France Bastille Day attack: The world reacts

As the nation mourns, celebrities, political figures and world leaders took to social media to condemn the attack and mourn its victims.

French president Francois Hollade wrote on Twitter that "France is tearful, grieving, but it is strong and will always be stronger than the fanatics who want to attack today."

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel also shared his condolences on Twitter.

"All my thoughts are for the victims of the despicable and cowardly Nice attack," he wrote. "Solidarity with France."

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