Rain destroys 16th century church in Nicosia’s buffer zone

February 11, 2019 - General

Torrential rains in recent days caused the collapse of the bell tower and part of the wall of the derelict 16th century church of Ayios Iakovos in the Nicosia buffer zone, the Greek Cypriot head of the technical committee on cultural heritage, Takis Hadjidemetriou, said on Saturday.

The collapsed church [Credit: Takis Hadjidemetriou/Cyprus Mail]Hadjidemetriou announced the collapse in a post on his Facebook profile, arguing that had…

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