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Man under surveillance shot near southern town of Bari

Police suspect mafia involvement

05 October, 15:34
Man under surveillance shot near southern town of Bari (ANSA) - Gravina in Puglia, October 5 - A man under police surveillance was shot and killed near the southern town of Bari in Puglia on Friday, authorities said.

The 50-year-old was under investigation for criminal association with the Puglia mafia, the Sacra Corona Unita.

Police say he was shot three times in the chest and stomach with a revolver, but that no spent cartridges were found near the man's body.

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