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Bomb fails to explode outside Paralimni home

Police discovered an explosive device on a car windscreen in Paralimni on Friday night, which failed to explode, authorities said on Saturday.

According to police at 3:30am a complaint was filed to Famagusta police by a 45-year-old man, who said a suspicious device had been placed on his wife’s car, parked outside their home in Paralimni.

Police arrived at the scene to examine the device, and they discovered it was a high-strength explosive, which was thrown on their vehicle just after midnight.

The explosive, police determined, was a make-shift bomb, which failed to explode. Police said the ignitor went off as planned, but the bomb failed to cause any damage.

Other evidence and the bomb were taken from the scene by police for further examination.

Police are continuing their investigations.


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