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CMP announces two more missing persons located in north Nicosia

CMP work at Tekke Bahcesi

The Committee on Missing Persons on Thursday announced one of its crews has exhumed the remains of two people close the Tekke Bahcesi area in Nicosia in the north.

According to an announcement by the CMP, a bi-communal excavation team of has exhumed the remains of two presumed missing persons. Exhumations started a week ago and are ongoing.

In 2019, the CMP has recovered the remains of 26 individuals.

The CMP said it would like to extend its warmest sympathies to the families of the missing persons and made a plea, once again, to all communities on the island to support the Committee’s efforts by providing information on possible burial sites by calling these CMP phone numbers: +357 22 400142 (Greek Cypriot Member’s Office) and 181 (Turkish Cypriot Member’s Office).

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