Three Brits remanded in custody over Ayia Napa death of soldier

Three British tourists have been remanded in custody on suspicion of fatally stabbing an off-duty British soldier in Cyprus.

The soldier died from stab wounds to the chest on Sunday following an altercation at a nightclub in the Ayia Napa resort.

One of the suspects, whom police identified as Mohamed Abdulkadir Osman, 19, comes from London. The two other suspects are both 17.

The incident occurred in an area of the resort which is out of bounds to British soldiers stationed on the Mediterranean island. Britain has two military bases on Cyprus.

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UK soldier death: Brits remanded

Three British tourists have been remanded in custody on suspicion of fatally stabbing a 19-year-old off-duty British soldier at a nightclub in Ayia Napa.