Former Cypriot defense minister guilty over blast

Associated Press - 9 July 2013 08:46-04:00

LARNACA, Cyprus (AP) — A Cyprus criminal court has found a former defense minister guilty of manslaughter in the explosion of confiscated Iranian munitions in 2011 that killed 13 people and wrecked his country's main power station.
The three-judge bench ruled Tuesday that Costas Papacostas failed to take action to prevent the detonation of some 80 gunpowder-filled...


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