Bombings On Corsica Blamed On Militants
Bombs damaged a cafe and two offices Saturday in the latest attacks blamed on militants seeking to end French rule of the Mediterranean island.
Bombs exploded in a government office in Propriano, a building housing a government workers’ union in the port of Ajaccio and a cafe in Port-Vecchio. No one was injured.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but suspicion fell on Corsican separatists who have claimed other recent attacks. A bank, a real estate office and a fabric shop were damaged Thursday and Friday.
Corsican militant groups are battling French rule despite having been granted limited autonomy by Paris.