Murders and Acts of Violence

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Cyprus – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 10th June 1958.

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Photo of Mr Alan Lennox-Boyd Mr Alan Lennox-Boyd , Mid Bedfordshire 12:00 am, 10th June 1958

In the last two months three United Kingdom members of the security forces and eleven Greek Cypriots have been murdered by EOKA. The Turkish Cypriot terrorist organisation has murdered two members of its own community. Four Greek Cypriots have been killed in clashes with Turkish Cypriot mobs during the weekend. A Turkish Cypriot woman has been murdered in her home and a Turkish Cypriot Auxiliary Policeman has been killed by an unknown gunman. A great deal of other violence and damage to property has been done.