France Attack: Alleged Killer Identified As Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel.

Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel

This is the first picture of an ID card bearing the name of a terrorist who killed at least 84 people celebrating Bastille Day in France.

Police found documents belonging to Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel, a 31-year-old French man of Tunisian descent, in the truck which ploughed through crowds in Nice.

Anti-terror officers then raided his home and arrested his ex-wife is in connection with the terror attack, Mirror reported.

Bouhlel was known to officers for common law crimes such as theft and violence but reportedly had no known connections with extremists.

Investigating sources said his last appearance in court was as recently as March, when he was found guilty of violent conduct.


Turkey has lowered its flags to half mast in sympathy with the victims of the Nice atrocity.

The country’s prime minister Minister Binali Yildirim told Turkey’s Hurriyet newspaper: “We share the pain of the French nation due to this terror incident.

“As the Turkish nation, I once again express that we will be in cooperation with the French government in the fight against terror and we are ready to provide any help and support.”

Another report says, the man thought to be driving the truck which crashed into a crowd of Bastille Day revelers was “a drug-taking wife beater who never went to Mosque,” according to his relative.

Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel was an “unlikely jihadist” who drank and ate pork, his wife’s cousin claims.

Walid Hamou told the Mail he was “not a Muslim, he was a s***” and was a “nasty piece of work”.

He said: “Bouhlel was not religious – Hh did not go to the mosque, he did not pray, he did not observe Ramadan.

“He drank alcohol, ate pork and took drugs. This is all forbidden under Islam.

“He was not a Muslim, he was a s***.

“He beat his wife, my cousin, he was a nasty piece of work.”