The death toll is climbing in a truck attack in southern France.

A large truck plowed into a crowd that had gathered to watch Bastille Day fireworks in the seaside tourist town of Nice.

Sky News is reporting that 60 people were killed.

More than 100 people were reported to have been injured in the attack.

There are reports that the driver of the truck got out with a gun and fired it before being shot dead.

Residents of the town are being advised to stay indoors.

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