Cyprus Mail

Firecracker explosion on school bus causes consternation

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Paphos public transport company Osypa said on Friday it would not run one of its school routes next week until further notice after a firecracker went off in a bus full of pupils.

According to the police, a firecracker exploded in one of the company’s buses on Friday when it was running the school route between Yeroskipou and the communities of Timi, Anarita and Mandria.

The incident was reported by the company, which said it would not operate the same route next week until further notice for the safety of pupils, the driver and other vehicles.

No injuries or damage were recorded.