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Friday, 15 July 2016 | MYT 8:16 AM

Obama condemns 'what appears to be a horrific terrorist attack' in Nice

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Thursday said he condemned a deadly attack in Nice and offered any assistance France needs to investigate.

"On behalf of the American people, I condemn in the strongest terms what appears to be a horrific terrorist attack in Nice, France, which killed and wounded dozens of innocent civilians," Obama said in a statement.

At least 74 people were killed and dozens injured when a truck slammed into a crowd in the French Riviera city during Bastille Day celebrations.

(Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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