CMP announces recovery of human remains in Nicosia

Release Date: 
Dec 19, 2019


CMP announces recovery of human remains in Nicosia

(Nicosia 19 December 2019) – On 18 December a bi-communal excavation team of the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus (CMP) has exhumed the remains of one presumed missing person in a military area in Trachonas / Kızılbaş in the north of Nicosia. Excavation is continuing.

In 2019, the CMP has recovered the remains of 28 individuals.

The CMP would like to extend its warmest sympathy to the families of the missing persons and make a plea, once again, to all communities on the island to support the Committee’s efforts by providing information on possible burial sites by calling these CMP phone numbers: +357 22 400142 (Greek Cypriot Member's Office) and 181 (Turkish Cypriot Member's Office).


CMP Press release - Recovery in Trachonas - Kizilbas 19.12.2019.doc-file format msword