3 Aug

NICOSIA — Cypriot police say a pipe bomb caused ex

first_imgNICOSIA — Cypriot police say a pipe bomb caused extensive damage to a car belonging to the wife of a soccer referee.Police say a low-yield bomb went off Feb. 27 in the pre-dawn hours outside the 38-year-old referee’s home in the Larnaca suburb of Aradippou.Police say the motive for the attack appears to be related to the referee’s job.It is the fifth such attack against a referee’s property in the last year. Last month, referees boycotted all soccer matches for a week in retaliation to a midnight bomb attack at the home of a colleague’s mother.Cyprus Referees’ Association Chairman Michalis Argyrou tells The Associated Press that his group will meet later Feb. 27 to decide on a response to the latest attack.TweetPinShare0 Shareslast_img

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