Here, we bring the reactions of several world leaders on the shocking incident:

France President Francois Hollande:
Hollande said the lethal attack on the southern city of Nice was clearly a terrorist assault and that the state of emergency imposed since the previous attack on Paris last November would be extended for another three months.

US President Barack Obama: Obama strongly condemned what he said appeared to be a "horrific terrorist attack" in Nice. He offered assistance to France to help investigate the attack which left at least 70 people dead and "bring those responsible to justice."

Prime Minister Narendra Modi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi termed the attack as a "mindless act of violence". 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.



President Pranab Mukherjee: President Mukherjee strongly condemned the terrorist attack in France and said India stands shoulder to shoulder with the French government and its people in fighting terrorism. "I am shocked to hear about the terrorist attack on an innocent crowd of people gathered to celebrate the Bastille Day in Nice, France," he said.

European Council President Donald Tusk: Tusk described as a "tragic paradox"
that over 80 people were killed in Nice when French people were celebrating "liberty, equality and fraternity" — the country's motto — on its National Day.

US Presidential candidate Donald Trump: “We're not going to have a society, we're not going to have a world anymore," Trump was quoted as saying by Fox News. "There's no respect for anything or anybody and this has to be dealt with very harshly," he said. "It sounds like here we go again. This is crazy what's going on. It's a horrible thing. It's bedlam," the presumptive Republican nominee said.

US Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton: Clinton vehemently condemned "radical jihadists" following the Bastille Day attack in Nice, France, that killed at least 80 people and injured dozens of others.

Written by Raju Kumar/JPN

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