Kalashnikov and cocaine found at home of suspect

French police have confirmed reports that a Kalashnikov assault weapon has been discovered at the home of one of the men suspected of aiding Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel carry out the terror attack in Nice that killed 84 people and left dozens critically injured.

Ramzi A, 22, is known to have been the individual who supplied a pistol to Bouhlel, who used the gun in a confrontation with police after his truck was stopped. He also received several text messages from the killer on the evening of the massacre.

At the end of last week, 200 grams of cocaine were also seized at the same suspect’s address at rue Marceau in Nice. Four other alleged accomplices of Bouhlel remain in police custody and a formal judicial investigation is underway.

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