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As France mourns, faith in government drops

Monday, July 18, 2016 - 01:09

A new poll shows public confidence in the French government's ability to combat terrorism has plummeted after the Nice attack that killed 84 people, a crowd in Nice booing politicians during a silent tribute to the victims. Mana Rabiee reports.

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A minute of silence in Nice... as French leaders honor the 84 victims of the Bastille Day attack. But from the crowd... boos and jeers for Prime Minister Manuel Valls... and signs calling on President Francoise Hollande to resign. The crowd echoing the mood of a new poll published in Le Figaro that suggests confidence in the current leadership's ability to fight terrorism has plummeted… … from at least 50 percent after the two major attacks last year to 33 percent today. On the Promenade des Anglais where a French Tunisian ploughed a truck into crowds of revelers Thursday night, the tributes and memorials reflect the shock and sense of loss And while the government is boosting security for the summer with 3,000 extra patrol officers especially at beaches and festivals. ..this latest attack - the third on France in less than two years - has left the country shaken once again.

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As France mourns, faith in government drops

Monday, July 18, 2016 - 01:09