News Local Body of woman found in abandoned mine

Body of woman found in abandoned mine

Police have launched an investigation after the body of a woman was found in an abandoned mine at Mitsero, philenews reports.

It said the body was spotted at around 3 pm on Sunday by two tourists who were photographing the abandoned mine and alerted the police.

Nicosia CID head Neophytos Sialos confirmed that the body, which was retrieved by the fire service at around 8.30 pm,  belonged to a woman. The body was in an advanced stage of decomposition.

He said police are investigating all possibilities. Police are due to search the area tomorrow, philenews added.

The area has been cordoned off as police investigate.

Top Stories

Ten migrants killed in Alexadroupolis car accident

Greek police οn Wednesday said a car transporting migrants who recently entered the country crashed into roadworks on a highway outside Alexandroupolis, killing ten...

Bank of Cyprus again set to reduce staff-related costs

Bank of Cyprus is set to reduce staff-related costs with changes in salaries and early retirement and part time employment options again on the...

Fine art and face masks: London’s Victoria and Albert Museum reopens

Five thousand years of art and design history will be joined by some more modern items when London's Victoria and Albert (V&A) museum reopens...

Smoke rises from the site of an explosion in Beirut

Smoke rises from the site of an explosion in Beirut, Lebanon August 4, 2020.

Hitchin Lavender farm in Ickleford

A woman takes a selfie in a lavender field at Hitchin Lavender farm in Ickleford, Britain, August 4, 2020.

Taste

Octopus ‘Kathisto’ (or Octopus braised in Wine)

Ingredients: 1/2 cup Greek extra virgin olive oil 2 medium onions, chopped fine 1 large octopus, about 2kg (cleaned and kept whole) 3/4 cup dry red wine 1/3 cup...

Homemade lemonade

Ingredients: 1 cup lemon juice 1 cup sugar Method: Thoroughly wash the lemons with soap and warm water. Roll each lemon with the palm of your hand, pressing...

‘Striftaria’ mini cheese pies

Ingredients 1 ½ cup milk 2 tbsps. flour 4 tsps. of butter 3 eggs, slightly beaten + 1 extra with 1 tbs. of milk for spreading 1 pack of...

Mini potato canapes baked on salt

Ingredients Serves: 12 1kg small Cypriot potatoes rock salt, as needed 250g salted butter 300ml full fat cremé frâiche 1 pot cod or salmon roe Method Prep:20min › Cook:35min › Ready in:55min Take...