Issued: 15 July 2016
At around 10:30pm local time on the 14th July 2016, an armed man drove a truck through crowds who had gathered on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, France to celebrate Bastille Day. At Least 80 people have been killed, with more than 100 injured.
Our condolences and sympathy go to all those affected by this terrorist attack and the people of France.
If you are in Nice and need medical assistance, please call our 24 hour emergency assistance team immediately on +61 2 8907 5619.
We further urge you to pay close attention to local media and emergency services, following any instructions provided and visit the DFAT page on smartraveller - http://smartraveller.gov.au/Crisis/Pages/nice-bastille-day.aspx
If you are planning to travel to Nice, we encourage you to contact your travel agent , airline or tour operator as soon as possible to discuss whether there have been any changes to your itinerary.
Terrorism is not a general exclusion under our policies however, it is excluded under certain benefits. Accordingly, coverage will depend on the benefit being claimed.
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