The facts on Thursday night's attack in Nice, France:
- A man in a white delivery truck drove across 2 kilometres of Nice's crowded seaside promenade, ploughing through crowds of people watching a fireworks show.
- The assailant was shot dead by police.
- At least 84 people are dead; among them 10 children and an unknown number of foreign nationals.
- 202 people have been injured; 52 people are in critical condition, 25 of whom are on life support.
- Germany has stepped up border controls with France. Italy has upped regional security measures.
- France plans to extend its state of emergency three months beyond a July 26 expiration date.
- It is the third major attack to hit France in 19 months.
- French President Francois Hollande said the attack had "terrorist characteristics," and Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve called the assailant a terrorist.
- The assailant has been named by prosecutors as Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, a Tunisian national and resident of Nice. He was known to authorities for criminal activity but not for radicalization.