Rediff.com  » News » #PrayforNice: World weeps for France

#PrayforNice: World weeps for France

July 15, 2016 12:50 IST
Get Rediff News in your Inbox:

Thousands of people from across the world took to social media to remember those killed and injured in Thursday night’s terror attack in France using the hashtag #PrayForNice. 

At least 84 people were killed in the horrific incident after a white lorry was driven for over a mile along a promenade packed with revellers watching the annual Bastille Day fireworks.

 

Using the #PrayForNice tag, which quickly began trending worldwide on Twitter, thousands of people, including celebrities posted about the incident. Photograph: @selmacom3/Twitter

 

 

\

 

Several offered tributes and extended their solidarity with France with several touching images on Twitter. Photograph: @frankbrunoboxer/Twitter

 

Twitter and Instagram were flooded with tributes to those who were killed in the Thursday night. Photograph: @1cePrime/Twitter

 

Many users have used the colours of the French flag to display their support. Photograph: @DerekGollaher/Twitter

 

We love this one. It lists out all the recent deadly attacks around the world and then says... We are EXHAUSTED. Photograph: @worldpost/Twitter

Get Rediff News in your Inbox:
AGENCIES
SHARE THIS STORY 
The War Against Coronavirus

The War Against Coronavirus