Cyprus Mail

Car destroyed in explosion

A car in Larnaca was destroyed on Friday night after an improvised explosive device that was placed on the base of the windshield blew up, according to the police.

Nobody was injured in the blast.

After preliminary investigations the police arrested an 18-year old, who was being held at Larnaca police headquarters pending the conclusion of the investigation.

According to the report, the car was parked outside the owner’s apartment in the Kamares area. At around 10.50pm a loud blast was heard and police were notified. Officers arrived at the scene to find the car destroyed.

The damage caused to the car has not yet been estimated.



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