In Corsica, a 59-year-old man was discovered Monday morning in his car, shot dead in the Montesoro district of Bastia, the Bastia prosecutor said in a statement.

The man "was shot dead in his vehicle, parked in his parking lot, as he left his home to go to work," said Arnaud Viornery, the public prosecutor of Bastia.

The judicial police of Bastia were seized of this criminal investigation opened under the qualification of "assassination", he added without further details on the victim.

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