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11/07/2011 Evangelos Florakis Naval Base explosion

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Cyprus blast described as "biblical disaster"

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Explosion at Zygi naval base.avi

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Cyprus explosion kills 12, wrecks naval base

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Massive blasts at Cyprus navy base

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Death toll rises to 15 in Cyprus naval base explosion 11.07.11

A large amount of ammunition and military explosives that had been stored outdoors for over two years at the Evangelos Florakis Naval Base near Zygi, Cyprus, self-detonated, killing 13 people, including the Commander of the Navy, Andreas Ioannides, the base commander and six firefighters. A further 62 people were injured.
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