Cyprus: Riot Police Fire Warning Shots at Migrant Mob

Cyprus: Riot Police Fire Warning Shots at Migrant Mob


Riot police in the Cyprus resort town of Paphos fired warning shots as a group of around 200 migrants became unruly and launched attacks on officers with stones.

The incident took place on the evening of January 4th and saw riot police deployed to the resort town in order to disperse the aggressive migrants, who had already been involved in a large brawl the day prior that saw two people hospitalised.

The violence took place in the evening and involved residents of an apartment building in Chlorakas, which lies just north of Paphos, with locals claiming that stones and other missiles were also being thrown at local vehicles in the area, the Cyprus Mail reports.

According to the newspaper, when the police arrived on the scene, they were

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