Man shot dead on French island

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A young man has been shot dead with two bullets to the head in a street of Corsica's main city Ajaccio.

   AJACCIO, France, January 24, 2008 - A young man has been shot dead with
two bullets to the head in a street of Corsica's main city Ajaccio, security
officials said Thursday.
   Emeric Negroni, 29, was shot by an unidentified gunman as he left a city
hospital Wednesday, witnesses told police.
   He was seriously wounded and died a few hours later.
   Negroni had no police record and was working for a car rental firm.
   Corsica has witnessed more than 30 years of low-level violence waged by
separatists opposed to French rule, but it was not known whether the latest
killing was related to the unrest.

AFP 

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