On Cyprus The worst has been unleashed shooting Registered several decades ago, as a result, at least four people, from Egyptian NationalityAnd the they died The authorities announced on Sunday, in one of the worst natural disasters in the modern history of that country.
How did this Cyprus fire start?
The shooting that erupted on Saturday north of the port city Limassol, which includes the southern part of the Troodos mountain system, the main green lung of Cyprus, country belongs to European Union (European Union) is located in the southeast of the The Mediterranean Sea.
The firemen On Sunday morning I managed to control llamaBut they fear that the fire will ignite due to the expected high winds at the end of the day.
four charred corpses Cypriot Interior Minister Nikos Norris told reporters that they were discovered near the town of Odos in the Larnaca region (south). Hours later, the Egyptian Foreign Ministry confirmed suspicions that the four dead were workers from that country, who had been missing since Saturday.
According to Fileléftheros newspaper, Bodies were found 400 meters from his carAlso charred.
It was a 67-year-old man detained as suspect كم After causing the fire in Cyprus. The witness had seen him leaving the scene in his car when shootingThe police said, noting that he may also be charged Manslaughter.
Cyprus suffer a lot Forest fires over a long time Dry period in summer Based on high temperaturesIt is usually held from June to October.
Worst fire since 1974
President, Nicos AnastasiadesOn Sunday morning, he visited the Crisis Management Center in the town of Vavatsinia, located a few miles east of the flames, and then headed to the areas engulfed in flames.
Previously, Anastasiades Tweet that fire “The largest” recorded on the island “since 1974”, the date of the division Cyprus After the invasion of the northern part by the Turkish army in response to a coup by the nationalist Greek Cypriots who wanted to unite the island with Greece.