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The Lepka Raid
Part of Cyprus Emergency
DateApril 1957
LocationLepka Mountains, Cyprus
Result successful British raid
Belligerents
 United Kingdom
Suffolk Regiment
EOKA
Commanders and leaders
Georghis Demetriou
Casualties and losses
7 EOKA members captured
EOKA weapon stores confidscated


The Lepka Raid took place in April 1957 as part of the Cyprus Emergency. British security forces attacked an EOKA gang in the mountains and captured seven leading EOKA officers including leader Georghis Demetriou and Mikkis Frillas.[1]

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  1. SEVEN TERRORISTS CAPTURED: E.O.K.A. gang smashed The Manchester Guardian (1901-1959) [Manchester (UK)] 22 Apr 1957: 5.

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