Famagusta police are on alert after a suspicious object was found on a sidewalk near an apartment building in the tourist area of Kapalis, Paralimni.
Members of the Famagusta CID cordoned off the area, and a bomb disposal technician was called to the scene to inspect the suspicious object. Orders have been issued for apartment blocks and nearby homes to be evacuated.
The suspicious item appeared to be a small purse and was spotted by civilians walking in the area. There was suspicion that it was an explosive device, and for this reason extreme measures were taken just in case.
https://in-cyprus.philenews.com/news/local/police-in-state-of-alert-for-suspicious-item-at-kapparis-area/ Police on alert for suspicious objects in Kaparis area (updated)