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In pictures: Crowds throng Nice's Promenade des Anglais for minute's silence

City of Nice, AFP | This handout picture taken by a drone and released by the City of Nice on July 18, 2016, shows a general view of the Jardin Albert 1er and the promenade des Anglais crowded as thousands gather to observe a minute of silence

Huge crowds massed on Nice’s iconic Promenade des Anglais on Monday for a minute’s silence to pay tribute to the victims of last week’s terrorist attack.


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A drone captured incredible aerial pictures of thousands of people gathered on Nice’s seafront to pay their respect to the 84 dead. The municipality said that 42,000 people had gathered for the minute’s silence.

Emotions are running high in the French Riviera city and shouts of "Murderers!" and "Resign!" rang out as Prime Minister Manuel Valls arrived at the memorial ceremony.


In pictures: Thousands gather in Nice for minute's silence

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