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July 23, 2012 5:00 pm

Man Arrested in Cyprus Likened to Bulgaria Bomber

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Port city of Limassol in Cyprus. Photo: wiki commons.

Ynet/Reuters – A man suspected of planning attacks on Israeli interests in Cyprus was detained by a court on the island on Monday, as the justice minister said his behavior bore some similarity to the suicide bomber who killed five Israelis in Bulgaria last week.

The 24-year-old suspect, who has not been named, was arrested in the Cypriot port city of Limassol on July 7, on suspicion of tracking the movements of Israeli tourists. He is a Swedish national of Lebanese origin.

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