Stealthily importation of explosives and weapons in Cyprus failed

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Title

Stealthily importation of explosives and weapons in Cyprus failed

Alternative Title

Αι αρχαί αγγέλουν ματαίωσιν απόπειρας δια λαθραίαν εισαγωγήν εκρηκτικών υλών και όπλων εις Κύπρον
Stealthily importation of explosives and weapons in Cyprus failed

Abstract

An attempt to import illicitly, explosives and weapons to Cyprus through the foreland of Akamas was unsuccesfull. British air patrol spotted the illegal ship on the West Coast of Cyprus. Police and military forces intercepted the Greek ship on Chlorakas coast, arrested its crew and confiscated its cargo. Grenades, land mines, dynamites and weapons were inside the cargo shipment. Police arrested another eight residents of Chlorakas village for interogations.

Creator

D.K.

Source

Ελευθερία/Eleftheria newspaper

Date

1955-01-26

Language

Greek

Type

Newspaper article

Identifier

Eleftheria_1955_01_26_01_c

Bibliographic Citation

"Αι αρχαί αγγέλουν ματαίωσιν απόπειρας δια λαθραίαν εισαγωγήν εκρηκτικών υλών και όπλων εις Κύπρον," Ελευθερία, 26 January 1955, p.1

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Paphos district

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Date Added
January 26, 2012
Collection
Newspapers: Ελευθερία/Eleftheria
Item Type
Document
Citation
D.K., “Stealthily importation of explosives and weapons in Cyprus failed ,” Cyprus Critical History Archive: Reconsidering the culture of violence in Cyprus, 1955-64, accessed August 22, 2017, http://ccha-ahdr.info/items/show/215.
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