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2005-09-10 03:30:51

NICOSIA (Reuters) - A Cypriot army aircraft crashed into a residential area near a British base on the island on Saturday, narrowly missing a packed church and a 13th century Crusaders' castle, police and witnesses said.

2005-09-10 02:42:40

NICOSIA (Reuters) - A small aircraft crashed into a residential area near a British military base in Cyprus on Saturday morning, police and witnesses said. There were no immediate reports of casualties.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.