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Four Remanded for Explosives Theft

palodia army campEight suspects have been arrested and four out of the eight were today remanded by Limassol District Court on allegations they were involved in last month's theft of 10 boxes of PG2 explosives from Palodia army camp.

The court also renewed another remand order for two national guards, 34 and 35, who were arrested on July 28th.

In the latest news, police said they have found 79 kilos of the 172 kilos stolen, which were hidden in barrels in a field in an area between Vasa, Kilani and Omodhos villages. The remaining amount of explosives are still missing.

The explosives, which are used to penetrate the toughest materials like steel and other metals, were taken from Palodia army camp store room sometime between July 17th and 21st, said police.

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