Corsica

French government targets Corsica crime gangs

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The shooting last week of a prominent lawyer on Corsica, the 15th such assasination this year, prompts crackdown on organised crime on the island.

Prominent Corsican lawyer gunned down

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Jean-Dominique Allegrini-Simonetti, whose clients included the island's nationalist leaders and politicians, was shot dead at a petrol station.