Islamic State claims responsibility for Nice attack

Paris, July 16 (IANS) The Islamic State (IS) on Saturday claimed responsibility for the terror attack in the French city Nice that left 84 people dead. The IS issued a statement to press agency QAMA, BFMTV reported. Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, who ran over the victims in Nice with a truck, was described as a "soldier" of the IS.