News Local 75 year old in hospital with burns after storeroom catches fire

75 year old in hospital with burns after storeroom catches fire

A 75 year old woman from the Paphos district is in serious condition in Nicosia Hospital after suffering burns from a fire that broke out in her storeroom.

The woman was boiling olives in the yard when under conditions that are being investigated, the storeroom caught fire.

Three firetrucks sped to the scene. The small storeroom, which was full of flammable items such as bales of hay, plastic cases of olives and irrigation pipes was completely destroyed.

The woman sustained burns and was taken first to Paphos Hospital Accident and Emergency unit and from there because of the seriousness of her condition to Nicosia Hospital.

Her condition is described as serious but out of danger.

Top Stories

Minister of Agriculture presents the Strategy for Biodiversity of Cyprus

The Government has presented on Friday the Strategy for Biodiversity of Cyprus, which includes thirteen strategic goals for the decade 2020-2030. The Action Plan...

Government, social partners kick off talks on support measures

  The government, employers and trade unions on Friday launched discussions on a package to support employment post-June 12 when the current schemes end. Employer associations...

Significant funding opportunities for Cyprus in the post-COVID era under European Green Deal

Aiming at a climate-neutral European Union by 2050, the European Green Deal is becoming the main tool for the recovery of the economy in...

Two coronavirus cases on Friday, total at 960

  Two people have tested positive for coronavirus in Cyprus from a total of 1836 tests, the Health Ministry said on Friday. One was from repatriations...

BA owner considers legal challenge to UK quarantine as relations fray

    The owner of British Airways is considering a legal challenge to Britain's quarantine plan, as relations between airlines and the government are frayed by...

Taste

Poulles (Υoung kolokassi)

Either you thrash the coriander seeds in a mortar, without making them into dust, or you gradually crush them in a blender. Remove the edges...

Pork cooked in wine

Crush the coriander seeds in a pestle and mortar or pulse-blend in a blender, taking care not to over-grind. Put the meat in bowl (not...

Lefkaritikos tavas – O ‘protinos’

Wash and dry the meat and rice separately. In a ‘tava’ (oven proof deep clay pot) first put a layer of five-six pieces of meat...

Local cuisine: An introduction

Rich in fresh ingredients and tasty herbs, offers the very best of Mediterranean culinary delights. Head out to a tavern and feast on a...