Bomb thrown at entrance to British SBA – Dhekelia

An explosion occurred at the entrance of the British Sovereign Base Area (SBA) in Dhekelia in the early hours of Tuesday morning, injuring a police officer.

According to Greek Cypriot state radio, a man on a motorcycle approached the entrance of the base and threw a device just before 3 am on Tuesday, which caused the explosion and injured a police officer.

The event was recorded by CCTV cameras and the area where the explosion took place has been cordoned off, Press have not been permitted yet to approach the entrance to the base.

The police are searching for the motorcyclist and terrorism has not been ruled out. Meanwhile, it is reported that the police officer suffered only minor injuries and his life is not in danger.

Cyprus Weekly

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