April 21st, 2017Fire caused extensive damage to two cars in Limassol in the early hours of Friday, the authorities said.
Police said an explosion was heard at around 2.25am at an apartment building parking lot after which residents found a car in flames.
The blaze spread to a second vehicle before it was put under control at around 3am.
March 15th, 2017A car was destroyed by a fire early on Wednesday in Zakaki, police said.
It took the fire service 15 minutes to put the fire under control after they were called to the scene at 1.40am.
Despite their efforts, the car, a Mini Cooper, which was parked outside a house in Zakaki, was destroyed.
The cause of the fire is not yet
November 6th, 2016A vehicle belonging to civil defence was set alight on Saturday night in Lakatamia in Nicosia, CNA reported on Sunday.
According to the report, the fire department received a call around 9.30pm that a car was on fire in an open area near the civil defence building.
Three fire engines responded to the blaze and the fire was put out...
October 23rd, 2016A pensioner was killed late Saturday while crossing a road in Peyia.
Charalambous Koudounos, 86, from Tsada was hit on Michalis Kyprianou Avenue by a car driven by a 25-year-old from Paphos at around 8pm.
According to police the driver had managed to brake but the pensioner fell as the vehicle came to a halt, hitting him but not at...
October 14th, 2016THE main suspect in a case of animal cruelty in Paphos involving a fox has protested his innocence, according to police.
On Wednesday night, an as yet unidentified man appears to have dragged a fox behind his car, tied with a rope, and then displayed the dead and bloodied body, on his car bonnet.
The car was then parked in an area...
October 13th, 2016RESIDENTS of Paphos have reacted with horror after another case of animal cruelty has been highlighted and then publicly displayed. Images of the dead animal have gone viral on social media and other web based sites.
On Wednesday night, an as yet unidentified man appears to have dragged a fox behind his car, tied with a rope, and then...
October 10th, 2016A car worth €12,000 and electronic equipment worth €2,500 were stolen from a house in Paphos between September 16 and October 8.
The owner of the house, a resident of Paphos, reported to police on Sunday that unknown perpetrators entered her house, stole the equipment, took the car keys which were in the residence and took the...
September 28th, 2016Personal items worth more than €400, cash and credit cards were stolen on Tuesday from a car that was parked outside the cemetery in Troulli, Larnaca.
According to police, the car owner, a woman from Paralimni, reported at around 5.30pm that while she was attending a funeral, her vehicle had been broken into.
September 26th, 2016
A 32-year-old was remanded by Paphos court Monday in connection with hitting another man with his car on Sunday morning in Polis, which police are describing as attempted murder.
Investigating officer Savvas Savva told the court, that on being questioned the driver had said to police that he had no intention of killing the...
September 25th, 2016Paphos police had all four tyres slashed on a patrol car in Latchi in the early hours of Sunday.
According to police the car was parked on Akamantidos Avenue in the village and the vandalism was discovered by officers at around 3am.
The car was towed to Polis police station to be examined and repaired.
September 25th, 2016A 32-year-old man was being sought by Paphos police on Sunday after trying to run over another aged 31 with whom he had differences, CNA reported.
After having words, the 32-year-old got in his car and tried to run over the other man who was on foot. He was injured in the legs from the impact. The incident happened around 8am in...
September 22nd, 2016A car worth €15,000 was stolen from a Larnaca residence on Thursday.
It was reported to police that around noon on Thursday unknown perpetrators broke into the house and took the car keys but didn’t steal anything else before driving off.
Police has not yet found the vehicle.
September 15th, 2016The arson attack on the car of former government spokesman Michalis Papapetrou is believed to be linked to horse racing disputes, police spokesman Andreas Angelides said on Thursday.
The car, which was parked near the race track in Ayios Dhometios in Nicosia, was torched Wednesday night and the blaze destroyed two other cars. The fire...
September 15th, 2016A 70-year-old woman driver, who hit a motorcycle resulting in the injury of an eleven-year-old pillion passenger, was more than four times over the legal alcohol limit, police said on Thursday.
The boy, who was travelling up Athalassa Avenue in Nicosia on the back of his dad’s bike at around 5pm on Wednesday, was taken by ambulance...
September 14th, 2016Former government spokesman Michalis Papapetrou’s car was torched on Wednesday night, with the Fire Service finding traces of a flammable substance.
The car had been parked near the racing track in Ayios Dhometios, Nicosia, and the fire destroyed two other cars.
In April 2015, Papapetrou had had his car torched once again.
September 9th, 2016A car in Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci’s motorcade caught fire on Friday while they were on the move returning from a function outside Nicosia, reports said.
No one was injured in the incident. Akinci was in one of the other cars.
The motorcade was in Nicosia when the fire broke out in the vehicle’s engine at around...
September 4th, 2016The car of a 23-year-old was set alight outside a nightclub in Paphos in the early hours of Sunday, police said.
The fire service was mobilised at 3.40am to extinguish the blaze but staff from the nightclub and customers had managed to put it out by the time they arrived.
Subsequent investigations showed the fire was malicious. It...
September 3rd, 2016A car worth €4,000, owned by a 51-year-old man from Vrysoulles, Larnaca, was destroyed by a fire on Saturday morning, police said.
According to a police report, around 3am Saturday a fire broke out in a truck belonging to the 51-year-old, a civil servant, while it had been parked outside his home in Vrysoulles.
The fire was put...
August 30th, 2016Paphos police are investigating a case of car arson that occurred in the early hours of Tuesday.
According to police, at 3.15 am the fire service in Paphos received message of an incident at a car-repair shop on Nicolaou Ellina Street. The fire had destroyed a Suzuki vehicle and damaged an adjacent Peugeot.
Firemen also found that...
August 29th, 2016Cash and other valuables worth €2,400 were stolen from a car in Ayia Napa early on Sunday, police said.
Two thousand euros in cash and €400 in valuables were inside a bag left by the owner of the car on the backseat.
According to the owner, a Ukrainian tourist rep, the bag was taken after the left rear window was...
August 24th, 2016
A 57-year-old man from the village of Erimi was remanded for eight days in Limassol on Wednesday following the alleged discovery of 17kg of cannabis in his car and home on Tuesday evening.
“At around 8.15pm Limassol drug squad stopped and searched a 57-year-old man in his car where they found three packages containing...
August 23rd, 2016Limassol police on Sunday found 12 bottles containing flammable fluid in the boot of a car.
The bottles were found at around 4.15pm in the boot of an immobilised car parked at a block of flats. They each contained a small quantity of flammable fluid, police said. Reports said the bottles contained petrol.
The owner of the vehicle...
August 22nd, 2016The number of saloon car registrations rose an annual 25 per cent in July to 3,260, the highest since June 2011, mainly on an increase in second hand cars, the statistical service said.
The number of second car saloons rose an annual 43 per cent in July to 1,623 while the number of new car registrations rose 11 per cent to 1,637,...
August 22nd, 2016The Paphos fire service were called out at 3.35am on Monday to put out a fire that had broken out in a car in the parking area of its 25-year-old owner’s house.
The blaze was put out with investigations at the scene as finding the cause to be an explosive device placed in front of the vehicle.
Paphos CID are investigating.
August 9th, 2016The car of a 24-year-old Russian woman who lives in Paphos, was damaged extensively by fire early Tuesday.
According to the fire service, it was alerted at around 2.30am. The car was located in the parking space of an apartment building in Paphos.
The blaze was extinguished in around 20 minutes, the service said. The cause of the...
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