Claude Erignac

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French Interior minister Manuel Valls gives a speech during a tribute... News PhotoCeremony,Claude Erignac,Family,France,Giving,Government,Government Minister,Horizontal,Lectern,Manuel Valls,Ministry of the Interior,Organized Group,Paris - France,Politics,Respect,Speech,VictimPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPFrench Interior minister Manuel Valls gives a speech during a tribute to late prefect Claude Erignac, 15 years after he was murdered, on February 6, 2013 at the Interior ministry in Paris. Erignac, 60, the state-appointed 'prefect' or governor of Corsica, was shot three times in the back of the head as he walked to a concert hall in Corsica's capital Ajaccio on February 5, 1998, the most spectacular attack in some 30 years of separatist violence. AFP PHOTO / MEHDI FEDOUACH (Photo credit should read MEHDI FEDOUACH/AFP/Getty Images)