Tunisian man responsible for French attack that left over 80 people dead

Over 80 people have been killed in Nice, France at Bastille Day celebrations after a man driving a truck mowed down gatherers.

Investigations are currently underway after the 31-year-old man of Tunisian descent was shot dead by police. Fireguns, explosives and grenades were found on the truck he was driving.

In response to the attack, France's president Francois Hollande has described the incident as a 'monstrous terrorist act' and has extended the country's state of emergency for three months.

United States president, Barack Obama, has condemned the tragedy along with other European and Asian leaders.

702's John Robbie spoke to French reporter, Ramin Mazaheri.

Listen to the interview below:

It's the bloodiest day in Europe... This person was not known to France's domestic spy agencies.

Ramin Mazaheri, French reporter

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