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Young woman cyclist killed in road accident (Updated)

File Photo: CNA

A foreign woman aged 21 from Moldova was killed by a motorist on the British base of Dhekelia on Saturday night, CNA reported.

The accident happened around 9pm on the Ormidhia-Dasaki Achnas road within bases territory.

According to the first information from bases police at Dhekelia the bicycle was hit from behind and the woman, who worked at a local farm for the past six months, was fatally injured.

CNA said the bicycle did not have lights or reflectors and the woman was wearing dark clothes. and no fluorescent vest.

The driver of the car was breathalysed and found not to have consumed any alcohol.

The case is being investigated by Dhekelia police.



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