(AL-ALAM) – The French Special Forces defused an explosive-laden truck parked on a highway near Nice, local media reports. A bomb disposal operation was conducted on a highway near Nice where a truck attack occurred Thursday night.
French police have detained one person during a search raid of the suspected driver's house, who careened through crowds of people in Nice on Thursday night, iTele TV channel reports.
"We have seen policemen in masks take someone away, we don't know who it was," an iTele correspondent reported.
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The correspondent also confirmed that a bomb squad detonated a suspicious parcel while raiding a truck parked near the house.