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Police Station Attacks
Part of Cyprus Emergency
Date19–22 June 1955
LocationNicosia and Amiandos, Cyprus
Belligerents
 United Kingdom EOKA


The Police Station Attacks were a series of terrorist attacks by the EOKA on police stations in Cyprus during June 1955 which led to the start of the Cyprus Emergency.[1] The attacks took place:

  • 19 June - dynamite attack at the police station at the Nicosia suburb of Ayios Dhometios;
  • 19 June - bomb set off the central police building at Nicosia
  • 22 June - the police station at Amiandos was attacked by an EOKA guerilla group led by Renos Kyriakides, resulting in the death of a policeman.[2]

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