Daily Archives: November 9, 2002

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Father of 13 dies under plough

A MAN aged 67 from Sikopetra village was killed yesterday after he fell to the ground and was crushed by a ploughing machine he was using in his field.

Reports said Stelios Antoniou was ploughing his field when he lost his balance and fell under the machine. State pathologist Sofoclis Sofocleous said the father of 13 died from heavy internal haemorrhaging.

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Sea death

AN 86-year-old Norwegian resident of Cyprus died yesterday afternoon while swimming in the Governor’s Beach area, near Limassol.

Sterry Haviald is believed to have had lost consciousness while swimming.

He was given first aid on the beach and then rushed to Limassol hospital, where doctors pronounced him dead on arrival.


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Shares end the week down

SHARE prices closed the week on a sour note yesterday, following a week that began on a 20 per cent hike gained over five consecutive sessions.

The all-share index fell back another 2.8 per cent to 102 points from a high earlier in the week of 111 points following three days of profit taking. Volume stood at £3.7 million.

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Sewage works uncover ancient tomb in Paphos

WORKERS on Thursday discovered an ancient tomb during work on a sewage system in the centre of Paphos. The tomb is believed to date back to the late Classical Hellenistic period (336-30 BC).

Archaeological officer Efstathios Raptou told the Cyprus Mail that human skeletons had been found along with a large number of clay vessels.

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