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The Latest: French author decries attack

The Latest on attack that killed 84 people in Nice (all times local):


10:45 p.m.

French author Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clezio is decrying the attack in Nice, which is his hometown.

The Nobel literature laureate spoke on Friday during a visit to Lima, Peru, for the city's international book fair. He tells reporters that what happened "is something terrible; it's crazy. It's something that has nothing to do with humanity, something totally barbaric, totally unacceptable."

Le Clezio says the attack is something that must be condemned.

"You have to fight very hard, unite all human beings, not only French — all Peruvians,...