As many as 30 killed, 100 injured as truck slams into crowd in France

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NICE, France (AP) - An eyewitness has told The Associated Press that he saw a truck driver slam a vehicle into a crowd of revelers in the French resort city of Nice and then emerge shooting, killing many.

CNN is reporting that as many as 30 people have been killed and 100 injured when a truck rammed the crowd, according to an official.

Wassim Bouhlel, a Nice native who spoke to the AP near Nice's Promenade du Paillon, said that he saw a truck drive into the crowd and then witnessed the man emerge with a gun and start shooting.

"There was carnage on the road," Bouhlel said. "Bodies everywhere."

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