Cyprus man shoots family, commits suicide: Police

A Cypriot man shot and killed his ex-wife Wednesday before attacking his children, killing his 12-year-old daughter and critically wounding his son, before committing suicide, police said.

Nicosia: A Cypriot man shot and killed his ex-wife Wednesday before attacking his children, killing his 12-year-old daughter and critically wounding his son, before committing suicide, police said.

Police spokesman Andreas Angelides said the "41-year-old man had entered the home of his former wife and shot her dead" with his army-issued G3 assault rifle.

The son, aged 18, was being treated in hospital.
The incident occurred in the Nicosia suburb of Strovolos.

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