The Muhtar of Idalios was shot and killed yesterday morning

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Title

The Muhtar of Idalios was shot and killed yesterday morning

Alternative Title

Ο μουκτάρης Ιδαλίου επυροβολήθη και εφονεύθη χθες την πρωϊαν
The Muhtar of Idalios was shot and killed yesterday morning

Subject

The many faces and logic of violence: exploring non-ethnic conflict-related violence in Cyprus, 1955-64

Abstract

The Muhtar, Loizos Pierou, of the village Dali, was shot and killed yesterday morning. According to an official announcement, Pierou was shot and killed in his office by a man who escaped in a black car. The police is investigating. The government radio stated that the victim was believed to be an EOKA traitor.
Loizos Pierou was sixty years old and shot by an unknown man at his office. The unknown man approached Pierou and shot him three times in the head with a revolver.
The body of Loizos Pierou was taken to the General Hospital for an autopsy which will take place today. The police is investigating the matter in Idalios and questioning anyone involved in the lethal shooting. Unconfirmed information state that some arrests have been made. The telephone network of Idalios has been placed under police surveillance.

Creator

O.S.

Source

Ελευθερία/Eleftheria newspaper

Date

1957-10-15

Language

Greek

Type

Newspaper article

Identifier

elefteria_1957_10_15_01

Bibliographic Citation

“Ο μουκτάρης Ιδαλίου επυροβολήθη και εφονεύθη χθες την πρωϊαν”, Ελευθερία, 15 October, 1957, p. 1.

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Dhali

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Date Added
June 8, 2012
Collection
Newspapers: Ελευθερία/Eleftheria
Item Type
Document
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Citation
O.S., “The Muhtar of Idalios was shot and killed yesterday morning,” Cyprus Critical History Archive: Reconsidering the culture of violence in Cyprus, 1955-64, accessed August 19, 2017, http://ccha-ahdr.info/items/show/275.
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