Battle at Nicosia Hospital

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Battle at Nicosia Hospital
Part of Cyprus Emergency
Street riot in Nicosia 1956.jpg
A street riot during the battle
Date31 August 1956
Result EOKA success
 British Empire EOKA
Commanders and leaders
George Grivas
Casualties and losses
1 dead
2 injured

The Battle of Nicosia Hospital was a military engagement during the Cyprus Emergency. The EOKA planned a raid to rescue Polycarpos Georkadjis, an EOKA prisoner who had been transferred to hospital. The escape was successful although the team suffered casualties.[1]


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