- At least eight people were killed in a massive explosion at a
military base in southern Cyprus on Monday, the semi-official Cyprus
News Agency reported.
The agency quoted military sources as
saying there were also scores of injured at the Evangelos Florakis base,
between the coastal cities of Limassol and Larnaca.
believed the blasts occurred in a dump housing munitions which Cyprus
had confiscated from a vessel heading to Syria from Iran in 2009.