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Arson thought behind fire near Paphos school

Authorities on Friday said a fire near a school in Paphos was being treated as a potential arson attack.

A day earlier at around 6:30pm, the fire services were alerted to a blaze next to the Koupatio primary school in Paphos.

The fire was extinguished however the risks were high as it is a densely populated area. It appeared the cause of the fire was a bundle of twigs and vegetation.

Though investigations continue, the fire services stipulated they were not excluding arson.

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