Report on the arms captured in the house of Greek Cypriot merchant in Limassol, 1955

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Title

Report on the arms captured in the house of Greek Cypriot merchant in Limassol, 1955

Alternative Title

Types of terror arms captured in Limassol
Leymosunda ele gecirilen tethiş silahlarının çeşitleri

Abstract

It is reported that various types of terror arms were captured in the house of Yuannis Kotsapas, a wealthy Greek Cypriot merchant. Kotsapas was arrested. The police found 24 hand bomb, 24 smoke bomb, 1 anti-tank mine, approximately 300 libra nitroglycerine blaster, 100 explosive fuse, 100-ft long detonator, 2-inch mortar shell, 4000 rifle bullet, 500 gun bullet and a large amount of supplies for bomb making.

The police has also taken safety measures at harbors and Nicosia airport to prevent arms-smuggling.

Creator

R.H.

Source

Halkın sesi newspaper

Date

1955-04-06

Language

Turkish

Type

Newspaper article

Identifier

halkin_sesi_1955_04_06_01

Bibliographic Citation

"Leymosunda ele gecirilen tethiş silahlarının çeşitleri" in Halkın Sesi, April 6, 1955, p.1.

Temporal Coverage

1955-04-06

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Date Added
February 6, 2011
Collection
Newspapers: Halkın Sesi
Item Type
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Citation
R.H., “Report on the arms captured in the house of Greek Cypriot merchant in Limassol, 1955,” Cyprus Critical History Archive: Reconsidering the culture of violence in Cyprus, 1955-64, accessed December 10, 2017, http://ccha-ahdr.info/items/show/13.
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