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July 18, 2016 9:40 am

Uncle of Nice Attacker Says Nephew Was Recruited by Algerian ISIS Member

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The scene of the Nice attack. The truck driver behind the attack was reportedly recruited by an ISIS member. Photo: Twitter/UN Human Rights.

The scene of the Nice attack. Photo: Twitter/UN Human Rights.

The uncle of the truck driver who killed 84 people on the French Riviera says his nephew was indoctrinated about two weeks ago by an Algerian member of the Islamic State group in Nice.

French officials could not confirm Monday that attacker Mohamed Lahouaiyej Bouhlel had been approached by an Algerian recruiter, saying that the investigation is ongoing.

Read full story at ABC News.

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