Paphos police to hold readiness exercise on Thursday

January 9, 2019 at 11:37am
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Police will hold a readiness exercise in Paphos on Thursday with a scenario of responding to an armed bank robbery.

Taking part in Kinyras 2019 will be Paphos police officers and members of the emergency response unit (MMAD).

It will start at 9.45 am with the sounding of the alarm at a bank on Alexandros Papagou street followed by a hostage situation.

Police said that their actions will not affect the public in the area and that there is no cause of concern. Measures will be taken to avoid inconveniencing the public, it added.