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Limassol man finds IED at entrance to his home

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A 63-year-old man in Limassol found an improvised explosive device (IED) outside his home police reported on Wednesday.

According to police statement, the man who found the IED in his home in the village of Pyrgos, reported the matter to the police at 11.30pm on Tuesday, stating he found the bomb outside the main entrance door.

Police cordoned off the scene while a pyrotechnician defused the bomb, which consisted of a highly explosive material.

The detonated device is being examined while Limassol CID continue investigations.

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