Bouquets of flowers form a queue along the Promenade des Anglais after people collected them from makeshift memorials to the victims of the truck attack in Nice, France, July 18, 2016. REUTERS/Jean-Pierre Amet(reuters_tickers)
PARIS (Reuters) - Five people held for questioning over the Bastille day attack in the southern French city of Nice will appear in court on Thursday and could be placed under formal investigation, a judicial source said.
The suspects have already been transferred from the custody of the French anti-terrorism unit SDAT to the Paris court where they could be charged, the source said.
Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack by 31 year-old Tunisian driver Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel who rammed his truck into a crowd of Bastille day revellers, killing at least 84 .
(Reporting by Marine Pennetier; Writing by Bate Felix; Editing by Andrew Heavens)