Footage has emerged from the destroyed Cypriot city of Famagusta shortly after the Turkish bombings in 1974. The scenes, posted online by a Turkish user, are from Operation Attila 2 on 14 August 1974.

The scenes show British reporters documenting dramatic testimonies shortly after the city was bombarded.

The videos were posted online following the announcement of the Turkish leadership of Cyprus that stated that the abandoned city of Famagusta would be repopulated and converted into a new ‘Las Vegas’.

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Shortly after being uploaded, the videos went viral in Cyprus, Greece and Turkey.

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