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Nice attack death toll rises to 86 as injured man dies

This file photo taken on July 18, 2016 shows People standing in front of flowers, candles and messages laid at a makeshift memorial in Nice in tribute to the victims of the deadly attack on the Promenade des Anglais seafront which killed 86 people. Image copyright AFP
Image caption In the days after the attack, people left flowers and candles on the Promenade des Anglais

The number of people killed when a lorry ploughed into crowds in the French city of Nice on 14 July has risen to 86.

A French government official said a man who had been injured in the attack on the Promenade des Anglais died of his injuries.

The man, who has not been named, leaves behind a wife and two children.

The attack, which has been claimed by so-called Islamic State, was carried out by a Tunisian man living in France.

Eighty-three people died on the night of the attack on Bastille Day and three have since died in hospital of injuries sustained when Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel drove a lorry into celebrating crowds.

Among the dead were 10 children and teenagers.

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