CYPRUS: Answering Blast

At Famagusta's Hereon movie theater, where for the past ten years the screen has often been filled with the gun smoke of U.S.-made westerns, the shooting began earlier than usual one day last week. It was midmorning. and crowds milled through the busiest shopping area of Cyprus' third-largest city (pop. 21,100). Five pistol shots rang out and, just ten yards from the Hereon's box office, a man slumped to the sidewalk, wounded in face, chest, abdomen and hand. The gunman fired a sixth shot and disappeared among the shoppers. The victim, who died a short while later, was a...

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