A multi-tonne truck plowed through a packed crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice Thursday night, killing at least 84 people and wounding more than 200 in what French President François Hollande called a “monstrosity.”
The driver, identified as Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, was killed by police and no one immediately claimed responsibility for the deadly rampage in a country still recovering from two attacks in Paris last year that killed a total of 147 people.
VIDEO GALLERY: Nice truck attack kills at least 84
Hollande declared three days of national mourning and said the deadly rampage had “all the elements to be called a terrorist attack.”
“France has been hit on the day of celebration. This is a form of sabotage. Human rights are not respected by these fanatics,” he said. “We will further strengthen our actions in Iraq and in Syria. We will continue striking those who attack us on our own soil.”
Of the 202 wounded, 25 are on life support and 52 are in critical condition, according to Paris prosecutor François Molins. Ten children were among the dead.
Below are some of the deadly attacks by in Europe in recent years:
June 28, 2016
Forty-five people are killed and hundreds wounded when three militants open fire outside the international terminal at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport. Two of them enter the building and blow themselves up, and the third detonates explosives at the entrance.
June 14, 2016
A French national of Moroccan decent stabbed a police officer to death outside his home in a Paris suburb and killed his partner, who also worked for the police. The attacker told police negotiators during a siege that he was inspired by the Islamic State.
WATCH: Global’s Jeff Semple reports from Brussels on the attacks
March 22, 2016
Thirty-two people are killed after three Islamic State suicide bombers, all Belgian nationals, blow themselves up at Brussels airport and on a subway train in the Belgian capital. Police say there is a link between the Brussels carnage and the November attacks in Paris.
Jan. 12, 2016
An Islamic State suicide bomber blows himself up among groups of tourists in the historic centre of Istanbul, killing 12 Germans and seriously wounding several other foreigners.
WATCH: Paris attacks: What happened inside Le Bataclan?
Nov. 13, 2015
Paris is rocked by multiple gun-and-bomb attacks on sites around the city, in which 130 people die and 368 are wounded. Islamic State claims responsibility for the attacks. Abdelhamid Abaaoud, believed to be the mastermind behind the Paris plot, was killed during a police raid on Nov. 18.
Oct. 10, 2015
Two bombs explode at a rally of pro-Kurdish activists and civic groups near Ankara’s main train station, killing 102 people. The Turkish government blames suicide bombers who belong to an Islamic State cell from the southeast.
VIDEO GALLERY: The Charlie Hebdo attacks
Jan. 7-9, 2015
Two Islamist militants enter the offices of the satirical weekly magazine Charlie Hebdo on Jan. 7 and open fire, killing 17. Another militant kills a policewoman the next day and takes hostages at a supermarket on Jan. 9, killing four before police shoot him dead. The attacks prompt a worldwide solidarity movement with the slogan “Je Suis Charlie” (I am Charlie).
May 24, 2014
Four people are killed in a shooting at the Jewish Museum in Brussels. The attacker was French national Mehdi Nemmouche, 29, who was subsequently arrested in Marseille, France. He is believed to have spent over a year in Syria and had links to the so-called Islamic State.
May 22, 2013
Two Al-Qaeda inspired extremists attack British soldier Lee Rigby, stabbing and hacking him to death in the middle of a street in London.
A gunman claiming to have links with Al-Qaeda kills three Jewish schoolchildren, a rabbi and three French military officers in Toulouse in Southern France.
Nov. 2, 2011
The offices of Charlie Hebdo are firebombed after the satirical magazine publishes front-page cover featuring a caricature of the prophet Muhammad. No one is injured.
July 22, 2011
Anders Breivik plants a bomb in Oslo then travels to a youth camp on Norway’s Utoya island, killing 77 people, including several teenagers.
July 7, 2005
A series of coordinated Al-Qaeda inspired suicide bomb attacks in central London which targeted civilians using the public transport system during the rush hour. Fifty-two people were killed.
March 11, 2004
Bombs go off on four commuter trains in Madrid during early morning rush hour, killing 191.
— With files from the Associated Press