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Battle of Machairas

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The battle lasted ten hours. Finally, at 02:00 AM of [[March 3]], [[1957]], The British poured a large quantity of petrol into the cave and set it alight. Efstathiou managed to escape and was captured. Afxentiou was burned alive. He was 29 years old at the time of his death.
[[Category:EOKA struggle (1955-1959)]]

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