WATCH: Eiffel Tower Has Black Smoke Coming From It

As 70 people lie dead on the streets of Nice on France’s proudest day, thick black smoke is billowing from the Paris’ most famous landmark.

A tweet from the Parisian police indicates that the black smoke was caused by a malfunctioning fireworks truck. Shortly after sending that message, the police sent out a tweet asking people not to spread false rumors about the smoke.

Sky News reports that French president Francois Hollande is in Paris for crisis talks after the attack in Nice.

The tragedy in Nice comes on July 14, Bastille Day, France’s national day.

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