A 66-year-old man has died in a fire at a nursing home in the district of Famagusta on Monday evening, police said.
The fire at the Elpida nursing home in Dherynia broke out just before 10pm, according to the fire service.
It was put out shortly afterwards, as the man was rushed to hospital with multiple burns.
Preliminary examination of the scene showed that the fire appeared top have been caused by a cigarette. The fire service