Politicians, celebrities and people from around the world have expressed their shock at the truck attack in Nice that has left more than 70 people dead.
Chaos erupted on the streets of the Mediterranean city on Thursday night after the lorry ploughed into crowds who had gathered to mark the French national celebration of Bastille Day.
US president Barack Obama has condemned "in the strongest terms" what he said "appears to be a horrific terrorist attack".
— The White House (@WhiteHouse) July 14, 2016
In a statement tweeted by the White House, the president offered assistance to French officials to investigate and "bring those responsible to justice".
He said his "thoughts and prayers" were with the loved ones of those killed and wished those wounded a full recovery.
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy said he felt "deep emotion and infinite sadness" after the attack and other politicians also tweeted their reaction.
Dreadful reports from Nice. Thoughts with all involved. https://t.co/iQ7FmyP0Gm
— Nicola Sturgeon (@NicolaSturgeon) July 14, 2016
Canadians are shocked by tonight's attack in Nice. Our sympathy is with the victims, and our solidarity with the French people.
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) July 14, 2016
Another horrific attack, this time in Nice, France. Many dead and injured. When will we learn? It is only getting worse.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 14, 2016
Within hours of the attack, public figures and social media users also took to social media to express their shock and solidarity with those affected.
— Michael Botti (@mbotti) July 14, 2016
My heart was already broken for the people of France. It's now being shred into tinier and tinier pieces. #Nice
— Eugene Lee Yang (@EugeneLeeYang) July 14, 2016
Just heard the terrible news from Nice. I am shocked. My thoughts and prayers to all affected.
— Simon Cowell (@SimonCowell) July 14, 2016
Utterly sickening. During a fireworks display! Attacking moments of joy. #Nice we are with you.
— Jolyon Rubinstein (@JolyonRubs) July 14, 2016
— British Royals (@britishroyals) July 14, 2016
Another horrific night in France. Harrowing scenes in Nice. So terribly sad!
— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) July 14, 2016
Pray for Nice. Pray for France. Pray for our world ❤️ my heart is broken
— Ariel Winter (@arielwinter1) July 14, 2016
— NovelistPrice (@Novelistprice) July 14, 2016
Just heard/seen videos of the monstrous attack in Nice. I'm completely speechless. Those poor people. So so awful. :( #PrayForNice 🇫🇷
— JOSH CUTHBERT. (@JoshUJWorld) July 14, 2016
How can we tolerate this unimaginable lose of innocent life? How can this come to pass? Why? We mourn with you France. #PrayForNice
— Daniel Mays (@DanielMays9) July 14, 2016