France to probe security failings in Nice attack

French lawmakers have adopted a law extending a state of emergency for six months following the terror attack in NiceA week after Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel ploughed a 19-tonne truck into a crowd, killing 84 people, five suspects arrested over links to the Tunisian were to appear before anti-terrorism judges who will decide whether to charge them. While France mourns the victims of its third major terror attack in 18 months, the government continues to be plagued by questions over possible security failings. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve called for a police inquiry into the security measures taken in Nice, after an article in Liberation daily claiming that only one municipal police car was guarding the spot where Bouhlel crashed through barriers onto the promenade.

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