HC Deb 28 March 1956 vol 550 cc203-4W
61. Mr. Russell

asked the Secretary of State for the Colonies the total numbers of British soldiers, British civilians, Greek Cypriots, and Turkish Cypriots, respectively, who have been murdered by terrorists in Cyprus since the outbreak of violence began, and the numbers seriously injured.

Mr. Hare

The figures are as follows:

  • British soldiers: 24 killed, 107 injured.
  • Police: 6 Greek Cypriot, 1 Turkish Cypriot and 1 United Kingdom member of the Force killed; 29 wounded.
  • United Kingdom civilians: none killed, 12 injured.
  • Greek Cypriot civilians: 23 killed, 35 injured.
  • Turkish Cypriot civilians: none killed, 6 injured.