French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has been booed and jeered by thousands of mourners attending a memorial service for the victims of the last week terror attack in Nice.
The insulting move was prompted as thousands of French people had gathered in the country’s southern city of Nice on Monday to observe a minute of silence for the victims of the deadly Bastille Day attack on July 14.
Shouting "Murderers," the attendees in the memorial also called for the resignation of the French prime minister over failure to prevent the Nice carnage.
On Thursday night, a truck driver plowed through a Bastille Day crowd in Nice, killing 84 people and wounding 200 others.
The 31-year-old Franco-Tunisian assailant, who was later shot dead by police, was identified as Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel.
The Daesh Takfiri terrorist group later claimed responsibility for the deadly attack in Nice.
French President Francois Hollande said the attack is of an “undeniable terrorist nature,” calling on the French operational reservists, with or without military training, to boost the ranks of the country’s police force.
France's government is facing severe criticism from opposition politicians and newspapers following the Nice attack, the third major terrorist attack on the French soil in 18 months.
A recent poll says French people have lost their confidence in the government’s capacity to handle security, with only a third of the respondents having faith in the French leadership's ability to combat terrorism.
France observed three days of national mourning in homage to the victims of the deadly Nice rampage.
The European country has been in a state of emergency since last November, when assailants struck at least six different venues in and around the capital, Paris, leaving 130 people dead and over 350 others injured. Daesh claimed responsibility for the horrendous assaults.
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