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As the French celebrated Bastille Day on Thursday, terror has once again struck the country.

At last count, at least 84 people were killed in the fatal attack and over 100 people were injured.

The Telegraph reported that:

 A truck has crashed into a crowd of revelers celebrating Bastille Day in the French city of Nice – prompting fears of terrorism, Peter Allenreports.

Horrific images depicting men and women lying on the side of a road close to the Promenade des Anglais appeared on social media.

Videos and photographs also showed thousands fleeing in panic following reports of loud explosions.

The police have reportedly shot and killed the driver in the attack.

In addition, it has just been reported that hostages have been taken.

Reportedly, there are ongoing hostage situations at three separate locations.

Images and video have circulated from the southern French city located along the Mediterranean Sea. The Telegraph and French TV, citing local authorities, are labeling the incident a 'terror attack.'

Warning: The following content may upset some readers.

Here is the alleged truck in question:

And what the horrific scene looks like:

While there isn't footage of the truck committing the attack, video shows people running away in absolute panic:

And then there was the heartbreaking video taken at the scene. Warning: It is extremely graphic and not for the faint of heart whatsoever:

The assailants in the truck reportedly exchanged gunfire with the police:

It's not clear how things turned out for those in the exchange, but the truck is full of bullet holes:

French TV has apparently confirmed it's a terror attack:

 According to initial reports from the Daily Mail, 50 were reported dead.

Fox 10 News out of Phoenix is running a livestream:

This is a breaking news story and it will be updated as more information becomes available. 

Update:

At least 60 have been reported killed.

The French Interior Ministry contradicted reports of a hostage situation.

UPDATE 2:

According to CNN, French TV has just reported that 73 have officially been confirmed dead.

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