Police have arrested two persons on suspicion of attempting to kill a 79 year old woman in the Morphou area last night.
The victim, who lives in a village in the Morphou area, was taken to hospital given first aid and discharged.
Police said that at around 9 pm, the woman had called to say that 20 minutes earlier two intruders had entered the house and one had tried to strangle her with his hands.
She told police she resisted, hit the man and got away and two intruders fled.
Police sped to the scene and after investigations obtained testimony against a 27 year old and a 29 year old who were arrested in the early hours of the morning.