The following alerts are based on ISA's direct observation, U.S. Department of State recommendations, Overseas Security Advisory Council, WHO reports, and expert consultation.
July 14, 2016
On Thursday, July 14th, at approximately 10:20 p.m., a truck was driven into a crowd of people along the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France, killing and injuring spectators during the fireworks show in celebration of Bastille Day. The driver of the truck was reportedly killed by the police, and an investigation into the incident is on-going.
ISA does not have any programs in Nice. Resident staff in Aix-en-Provence, Lille and Paris are reaching out to students to confirm their safety while reminding them to follow safety protocols and to communicate with their parents. ISA staff in other European and North Africa locations are also checking-in with any students who may have reported travel to the French Riviera this weekend. The ISA Paris staff, along with ISA's U.S.-based Office of Health, Safety, and Security, are closely monitoring the situation and will advise students accordingly.
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