Cyprus holidaymakers staying at the Acapulco hotel in Kyrenia were evacuated this morning. The emergency procedure came as consecutive explosions and a fire occurred in a military zone nearby. The blasts took place just before 2am local time east of Kyrenia in Turkish occupied northern Cyprus, Turkish Cypriot media reports. Minor injuries were caused by glass blasted by the explosions - shocking images from the scene show the shattered glass doors at the Acapulco hotel.
Residents in the near the military depot opposite the Acapulco Hotel in Ayios Epiktitos were also evacuated and electricity in the region cut off as a precaution.