Bomb scare at Limassol port

Bomb scare at Limassol port

Police combed through Limassol port yesterday after a bomb threat was made in the morning. No explosive device was found and operations quickly resumed as normal.

A phone call was made at about 09.30 hrs to transport police by someone who spoke broken English, police said.

The call comes at a time when police and justice minister Ionas Nicolaou have upped security at airports and ports.

Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.

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