He said India shares the pain and stands firmly with France in this hour of "immense sadness". "Appalled by the horrific attack in Nice. I strongly condemn such mindless acts of violence. My thoughts are with the families of deceased," PM Modi tweeted.

"I hope the injured recover soon. India shares the pain & stands firmly with our French sisters & brothers in this hour of immense sadness," he added.

At least 80 people were killed when a truck ploughed into a crowd in the French resort of Nice in a a "terrorist" attack on revellers watching a Bastille Day fireworks display.

Ministry of External Affairs has informed that no Indian has been hurt in the incident. The Ministry also released a helpline number.

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