Throughout the day
A knife attack left three people dead at Good this Thursday morning inside Notre Dame Basilica. The Consulate General of France in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, was the target of a knife attack a few hours later
Prime Minister Jean Castex has announced the restoration of the vigipirate strategy at the level “emergency attack” throughout France.
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Picture Arié Botbol. Hans Lucas put Liberation
Nice attack: Estrosi wants to “change the Constitution” to “win the war”
The mayor of the capital of the Alpes-Maritimes recalled having installed a video surveillance network of 3,800 cameras, developed artificial intelligence and facial recognition, deploring that “because of a dusty organization that is the CNIL, successive governments keep telling me that we do not have the right to use facial recognition …”
Nice attack: a man in police custody, suspected of having been in contact with the assailant
A 47-year-old man was taken into custody Thursday night in the investigation into the Nice attack, a judicial source said Friday. He is suspected of having been in contact with the 21-year-old Tunisian who killed three people and wounded several others on Thursday morning in the Notre-Dame-de-l’Assomption basilica in Nice on the eve of the events
Nice bombing: the important prognosis of the repeat attacker
The public prosecutor relates the facts of the terrorist attack in Nice recorded through video surveillance. At the Nice train station, the assailant made a number of changes to his clothing.
One of the victims had a deep cut throat, according to Jean-François Ricard, which suggests an attempt at decapitation.
Containment limits tributes to victims
It’s not 6:00 p.m. and it’s already getting dark in Nice. An old gentleman brings an arrangement, the policemen will go and drop him off at the foot of Notre-Dame Basilica. It will be one of the only visible tributes to the attack perpetrated this Thursday morning in the church. One might have expected candles, flowers and moments of meditation. The impending lockdown will have dampened those minutes of union. Wear and tear, too. At Good, perhaps we’ve resigned ourselves to these scenes four and a half years after the bombing that killed 86 people on the British boardwalk. A “time of prayer and recollection” was organized at 5 p.m. in the Cathedral of St. Reparate, in Old Nice. Finally, ” more journalists than the public”, ironizes a policeman in boy talkie-walkie.
By Mathilde Frénois, correspondent in Nice.
Nice: “He’s right there in the cathedral”
Emyllianna lives in Nice and was walking this Thursday morning near the corner of Avenue Jean Médecin and Rue d’Italie, which borders the Notre-Dame Basilica at the minute of the knife attack. A first, then a second police motorbike rushes into the rue d’Italie, where there is an access on the side of the basilica. ” Get out of the way, it’s gunshots, get out of the way!
Nice: the European Jewish community denounces “absolute evil”
The European Jewish Congress (EJC) said that it was “shocked and outraged” by the attack in Nice on Thursday. “We are deeply shocked by the barbarity and absolute evil embodied by these attaque