South African man says he missed the #NiceAttack by five minutes

South African man, Henri Meistre, says he was on holiday in France with his family, and was near Boulevard, when eighty four people were killed in a terror attack during Bastille Day celebrations in the city of Nice.

We calculated exact 5 minutes that we crossed that exact spot, where you see a truck on TV. It was horrific to think that we ere that close.

Henri Meistre, South African man in Nice

A Tunisian-born Frenchman Mohamed Bouhlel, 31, ploughed a truck through a large crowd in Nice last night.

French president François Hollande has confirmed that 50 people are fighting for their lives in hospital.

Listen to the interview below to hear eyewitness news account of what happened...

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