A house in Conca (Corse-du-Sud) was set on fire during the night of Thursday May 11 to Friday May 12 and nationalist tags were discovered, announced to Agence France-presse the prosecutor of Ajaccio, specifying that the National Anti-Terrorism Prosecutor’s Office (PNAT) took over the investigation. This house was “under construction and practically finished, it was not inhabited and its owner does not live on the island”detailed Nicolas Septe, confirming information from France 3 Corse.
“We found FLNC tags [Front de libération nationale corse] and IFF [I Francesi fora, “Les Français dehors” en corse] »he specified. “It is a political phenomenon that is becoming worrying”estimated the magistrate, referring to the “resurgence of clandestine violence”. The initial investigation, opened for destruction and degradation by fire, was entrusted to the research section of Ajaccio as well as to the research brigade of Porto-Vecchio.
Between FLNC and GCC
On the night of Tuesday to Wednesday, a second home belonging to people living on the mainland had already been destroyed in Coti-Chiavari (Corse-du-Sud), probably after an explosion and a fire. The PNAT had also taken up the investigation into these facts. Several dozen residences, most often secondary, have been affected over the past year by arson or explosive charges, with or without the presence of tags.
At the beginning of February, the clandestine group GCC (for Ghjuventu Clandestina Corsa – “Clandestine Corsican Youth”) had announced its creation and claimed 17 actions against second homes, buildings under construction, construction companies and tourist establishments. On March 21, a year after the death of Yvan Colonna, fatally attacked in prison where he was serving his sentence for the ination of the prefect Erignac, the FLNC had claimed responsibility for 17 acts against second homes and criticized the GCC for having umed ” fatherhood “ many of his actions.
The World with AFP