A car in Limassol was destroyed on Wednesday morning by a fire caused by a blast, a police report said.
According to the report, the Fire Service received a call at 3:56am about a burning car that had been parked outside a block of flats in Polemidia, Limassol.
Two fire engines rushed to the scene and the fire was placed under control less than 10 minutes later.
The vehicle, owned by a 23-year-old, was completely destroyed, while the glass panes at the building’s entrance, as well as an adjacent kiosk, were shattered.
Investigation revealed that the fire had been caused by the detonation of an improvised explosive device, after the front of the car had been doused with a flammable liquid.