British teenager 'gang raped' at popular Mediterranean holiday resort

Tourists sunbathe on the beach in the resort of Ayia Napa in Cyprus (Photo: FLORIAN CHOBLET/AFP/Getty Images)
Tourists sunbathe on the beach in the resort of Ayia Napa in Cyprus (Photo: FLORIAN CHOBLET/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

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