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French senator: 'We cannot prevent this'

July 15th, 2016

Episode 1070 of 1744 episodes

A lorry has struck a crowd during Bastille Day celebrations in the southern French city of Nice, leaving more than 80 people dead and a further 18 people in a critical condition in hospital. The driver of the lorry was shot dead by police. Eyewitness Nader El-Shafei provided his account of what happened and French senator and vice chair of the foreign affairs and security committee Nathalie Goulet discussed the wider issue of terrorism prevention. (Image: Lorry used by attacker. Credit: AP)

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