Nice attack in 2016: an alleged accomplice of the attacker was arrested in Italy

The essentials An accomplice of the author of the truck attack on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice on July 14, 2016 was arrested in Italy, said several Italian media on this Wednesday evening.

A suspected accomplice of the attacker in the attack on July 14, 2016 in Nice was arrested in Italy. This is Endri E, a 28 year old Albanian. He is suspected of supplying weapons to Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel. The latter was shot while driving. Endri E was arrested by the Italian police in Sparanise near Naples in southern Italy under a European arrest warrant issued by the French judiciary.

86 people were killed and 458 injured in the attack. It was alleged on July 16 by the terrorist organization Islamic State.

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