Cyprus Mail

Ayia Napa casino victim of bomb hoax

Moneyval said that during the on-site visit, it became clear to the assessment team that compliance by the casino had weaknesses

Ayia Napa casino was the victim of a bomb hoax in the early hours of Sunday morning, according to the police.

At 00.45, the police station of Ayia Napa received a call to say a bomb had been placed at the casino that operates in the centre of town.

Police officers went to the scene and evacuated it.

After carrying out a thorough search no device was found at the location, leading the police to conclude it had been a hoax and the casino started to operate as normal.

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