The French official has already revealed the identity of the driver of the “Truck Massacre” that killed 84 people and injuring scores more during the Bastille day celebration in Nice, France.
According to the French authority, the man named, Mohamad Lahouaiej Bouhel, 31-year old French-Tunisian and a resident of Nice, France, was the prime suspect of the attack.
Bouhel shot into the crowds before plowing into people for around 1.2 miles amid the celebration of French national holiday.
Furthermore, the French officials said in a statement that Bouhel was not belong to the watch list of French Intelligence services and only has a connection to police with a common crimes such as theft and violence.
Fireworks marked the end of French National Day, when a 25-tonne white truck zigzagged along the seafront Promenade des Anglais and plowed to people, including children.
In a pre-dawn address of French President Francois Hollande, he believe that the incident was a terror attack and orchestrated by a large rebel group.
He also called up military and police reservists to relieve forces worn out enforcing a State of Emergency following the Paris Attack in November 2015, which kills 130 people. Due to the new attack the Chief executive extended the emergency by a further three months.
“France is filled with sadness by this new tragedy… there’s no denying the terrorist nature of this attack,” Hollands addresses the public.
A local government official said weapons and grenades later found inside the unmarked vehicle.
At press time, no group has yet claimed responsibility of the new French attack.