Fylde Coast Musings vs Cyprus Life – in pictures

Originally from a small mill town in Heywood, Lancashire (United Kingdom) we moved overseas at the beginning of March 2004 and spent the next glorious 12 years in Limassol, Cyprus. Sadly, in 2016 we had to return permanently to UK due to family ill health. We now live on the Fylde coast where the river Wyre meets the Irish sea just across from Fleetwood. More places to discover and capture on camera!

Leaked memo ‘clears’ President Christofias

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STORING A cargo of confiscated munitions that exploded in July killing 13 men was the responsibility of the army and not the president who had never been informed of any immediate danger, the government said yesterday, as a document referring to the risks was made public two days before Demetris Christofias testifies at a public inquiry into the causes of the blast.

The document, a memo to the president dated September 6, 2010 and penned by the head of Christofias’ diplomatic office Leonidas Pantelides, said army officers “favoured destruction (of the munitions) due to some dangers posed by the high temperatures inside the containers during the summer”.

Read the full article on Cyprus-Mail website.

For more news like this and updates on the Cyprus Explosion which occurred on Monday 11 July 2011, please visit my dedicated blog page.


Author: Fylde Coast Musings aka CyprusPictures

I'm "Shell" or Michele - formerly a UK Expat living in Cyprus since March 2004. Sadly, we had to return to UK in April 2016 due to family illness. We now live "over Wyre" where the "River meets the Sea" at Knott End on Sea, Fylde coast, Lancashire. If you like my photos, you can see more of them on Flickr (Thulborn-Chapman Photography): http://www.flickr.com/photos/cypruspictures/albums/ and don't forget to check me out on Twitter too - you can find me: @CyprusPictures aka Fylde Coast Musings Enjoy!

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