Cyprus antiquities smuggling ring broken up





Police in Cyprus have broken up a smuggling ring that was trying to sell stolen antiquities worth more than 11m euros (£9.6m), officials say.

Artefacts for sale include urns, silver coins and figurines, some of which are thought to be 4,000 years old.

Police are investigating whether an international network was involved.

Ten people have been detained and five others are being sought in what analysts say could be the largest such ring ever discovered in the country.



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