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Explosion rocks local park in Paphos

Detonation of low explosive in local neighborhood in Paphos, minor damages reported, no injuries


Police in Paphos went on alert on Friday morning after an explosive device went off at a local community park.

According to Cyprus News Agency, a minor explosion occurred early Friday morning at a local park in Paphos, causing minor damages to an electrical box park and a fence around a ball field.

Police say they received information that the explosion took place around 1am on Alexandroupoleos Street, near a community park which is adjacent to two sports fields.

Officers rushed to the park where they reportedly began investigations following the low-energy blast.

Reports said the city had recently renovated and upgraded the two ball fields.

CID Paphos are investigating the incident.

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