British teenager 'gang raped' at popular Mediterranean holiday resort
Twelve Israeli tourists have been arrested after a 19-year-old British woman reported being gang raped in a popular Mediterranean holiday resort.
The teenager lodged a complaint with police in Ayia Napa on the southeast coast of Cyprus yesterday morning, claiming she had been gang-raped the night before.
According to the Times Of Israel, some of the 12 suspects are aged 16 and 17.
The alleged rape is reported to have happened in a hotel where the woman and the 12 suspects were all staying separately.
Israel's Foreign Office said in a statement that its diplomats had been allowed to speak to the suspects.
They are due in court today for a remand hearing.
More to follow.