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Limassol district in shock after car explosion

Police probe vehicle explosion


In the early hours of Tuesday (17/10), the tranquil suburbs of Limassol District in Cyprus were rattled by a powerful explosion that has prompted an immediate response from local authorities. The incident, which occurred at approximately 04:00, targeted a vehicle belonging to a 53-year-old Greek Cypriot woman, leaving the community in shock.

The blast occurred near the victim's residence in Arakapa, where her car was parked at the time of the explosion. The force of the detonation was substantial, causing significant damage to the vehicle and leaving a trail of debris in its wake.

Local law enforcement swiftly reacted to the incident, dispatching police officers to the scene to secure the area. A cordon was established around the affected area as a safety measure, while authorities initiated a meticulous examination of the surroundings and the damaged vehicle.

Preliminary findings from the police indicate that the explosion was not an accident but rather a deliberate act. The motive behind this alarming incident remains unclear, and investigators are diligently working to ascertain whether it was an isolated incident or part of a more significant security concern.

As the investigation unfolds, the community is left with questions, anxiously awaiting further information on this concerning event. The police have gathered various pieces of evidence from the scene, which will undergo rigorous scientific examination to shed light on the nature of the explosive device and potential leads to those responsible.

Local residents and authorities are uniting in their quest to unravel the mysteries surrounding this early morning explosion, and this incident has become a focal point of discussion throughout the district. Further updates will follow as the investigation progresses, and the community hopes for answers to the unsettling events of this fateful morning.

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