Funeral for nine Syrian refugees held in north

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Funeral for nine Syrian refugees held in north
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The funeral of nine Syrian refuges, whose bodies washed up on the northern shores of the island, was held in Lefka on Saturday, with their relatives living in the south crossing the checkpoints to pay their final respects.

The bodies were found in mid-May over the course of two days in the Turkish-held Karpas region, with Turkish Cypriot officials reportedly finding a wallet with some cash and a mobile phone on one of the bodies, and identity cards and passports also in the area.

The funeral was held in Lefka on Saturday, in the presence of...


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Funeral for nine Syrian refugees held in north


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