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Cypriot soccer referee targeted in bomb attack


Associated Press

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) -- Cypriot police say a pipe bomb caused extensive damage to a car belonging to the wife of a soccer referee. Police say...full story
updated 2015-02-27 09:42 PM
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Cypriot soccer referee targeted in bomb attack

Associated Press

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) -- Cypriot police say a pipe bomb caused extensive damage to a car belonging to the wife of a soccer referee. Police say....Fullstory

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