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Man remanded over Nicosia murder

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Section of road cordoned off after fatal shooting in Nicosia

A 22-year-old man was remanded on Thursday in connection with a murder that took place on February 5.

The man appeared before Nicosia criminal court where he was remanded for eight days.

The incident took place at around 9:40pm on February 5, when police received a report that shots had been fired in a central Nicosia street.

Police arrived at the scene where they found the 21-year-old seriously wounded.

The victim was immediately taken to Nicosia general hospital, where it was confirmed he had been shot in the head. Despite doctors’ efforts, the man succumbed to his injuries at around 10:45pm.


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