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EXHUMATION OF REMAINS FROM THE MEMORIAL AT TYMVOS MAKEDONITISSAS



TYMVOS MAKEDONITISSAS

EXHUMATION OF REMAINS FROM THE MEMORIAL AT TYMVOS MAKEDONITISSAS

 During the excavations a number of  explosive projectiles as well as different types of arms and ammunitions were located.  The contribution and help of a unit of explosive experts of the National Guard was decisive to the completion of the excavations with security and safety.

 The team who carried out the excavations as well as the anthropological analyses comprised of Greek Cypriots and foreign scientists.   The DNA analyses of the remains were carried out by a team of geneticists of the Institute of Neurologist and Genetics of Cyprus headed by professor Dr Marios Cariolou.

 Members of the families of the Greek Commandos were invited and came to Cyprus where they were apprised in detail of the scientific findings concerning the case of their loved ones and to officially receive the remains. 

 The remains were released to the families during a ceremony at Tymvos Makedonitissas in the presence of the President of the Republic of Cyprus Mr Nicos Anastasiades and the Minister of Defense of Greece as well as of other military and civilian officials...PLEASE SEE BELOW THE POWERPOINT PRESENTATION


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