Paris: French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has cautioned French citizens that they have moved to a different age, saying that "terrorism is now part of our everyday lives for a long period of time".
According to Xinhua news agency, after the a truck crashed into a crowd on Thursday night in the southern city of Nice during France's national day celebrations around 84 people were killed, and around 300 more injured.
In an interview with the French newspaper Journal Du Dimanche (JDD) published on Sunday, Valls said, "Some irresponsible politicians say that this attack could be avoided. But there is no such thing with zero risk."
"I have always told the truth about terrorism: We are facing a war, there will be further attacks. It is hard to say, but more lives will be lost. It will take a long time," stressed Valls.
Following the Nice attack, three days of national mourning were declared. Meanwhile, the investigation into the attack is going on.
(With Agency input)