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The Circonvallazione massacre, in Italian Strage della Circonvallazione, is a Cosa Nostra
Cosa Nostra
attack that took place on 16 June 1982 on the Palermo
Palermo
ring road. The attack was directed against Catanese boss Alfio Ferlito, who was transferred from Enna
Enna
to the Trapani
Trapani
jail, and died with the three escort carabinieri (Salvatore Raiti, Silvano Franzolin and Luigi Di Barca) and the 22-year-old Giuseppe Di Lavore, the driver of the private company that had the transportation of prisoners, who had replaced his father. The mandator of this massacre was Nitto Santapaola, who was years long in war with Ferlito for predominance on the Catania
Catania
territory[1]. References[edit]

^ "Strage alla circonvallazione i sicari adesso hanno un volto - la Repubblica.it". 

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Circonvallazione massacre
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