Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel

Nice, France Truck Ramming Began Wave of Deadly Vehicle Terror Attacks

On July 14, 2016, 31-year-old Tunisian Mohamed Lahouajej-Bouhlel rammed a truck into a crowd of people watching a Bastille Day fireworks display in Nice, France, killing 86 people. In the year since the Nice attack, at least nine high-profile terrorist incidents were carried out using motor vehicles as the primary weapon. CEP's Remembering the Nice Attack brings together detailed information about the attack, the perpetrator, and subsequent vehicle attacks.

Cars and Trucks as Weapons of Terror

On March 22, 2017, terrorist assailant Khalid Masood killed five people during a vehicle and stabbing attack in London. The following day, a similar attack was thwarted in Antwerp, Belgium. On April 7, another assailant...