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Eleven cars torched

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ELEVEN cars, of an estimated total value of €130,000 were destroyed by a fire in the very early hours on Tuesday at a car dealership in Deftera, police said. The fire started at around 1am at the dealership, belonging to a 36-year-old, and was later extinguished by fire-fighters, but not before the damage was done.

Police confirmed the fire was caused by arson.

Lakatamia police station is investigating.

In a separate case a car valued at around €5,000 was destroyed by a fire while it was parked outside a block of flats in Nicosia at around 2.40am on Wednesday, police said. Initial examinations carried out at the scene indicate a case of arson.

Nicosia CID is looking into the case.

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