Attacker in Nice plotted for months with ‘accomplices’
(CNN)The man who drove a truck into a crowd in Nice, France, killing 84 people, plotted his July 14 attack for months with “support and accomplices,” Paris Prosecutor Francois Molins said Thursday.
Molins said authorities are investigating five suspects who are in custody for their alleged roles in helpingMohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel carry out the Bastille Day attack.One suspect allegedly sent Bouhlel a Facebook message saying, “Load the truck with tons of iron and cut the brakes. I’ll look brother.”Bouhlel, 31, drove a 20-ton truck through hundreds who had gathered to watch the Bastille Day fireworks on the Mediterranean city’s waterfront. – READ MORE