Turkish Cypriots urge probe over gunshots at migrant boat

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NICOSIA, Cyprus — Turkish Cypriot human rights groups on Friday called for an investigation after police reportedly fired their weapons at a boat that had ferried 30 Syrian refugees to ethnically split Cyprus’ breakaway north.

The groups, including the refugee rights group MHD, said in a joint statement that an investigation should be carried out to determine if police were justified in shooting at the boat since those onboard may not have understood their orders.


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Turkish Cypriots urge probe over gunshots at migrant boat


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