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Arrest after man stopped with rifle cartridge at Paphos airport

Paphos airport

Police arrested a 20-year-old man for illegal possession and transportation of explosives at Paphos airport on Sunday.

During a routine search of his cabin bag, at around 2pm, the man was found to be carrying a 7.62mm military rifle cartridge.

The 20-year-old was supposed to board a plane to Thessaloniki with some friends, but was immediately arrested and remanded in custody, while his case is expected to be filed in court today.

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