Twelve Israelis arrested in Ayia Napa over ‘gang rape’ of British woman

Twelve Israelis have been detained in Cyprus after a 19-year-old British woman alleged she had been raped in the resort town of Ayia Napa, police said.

It is unclear how many suspects are implicated in the case, according to a police official who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorised to speak publicly about the ongoing investigation, which is is sitll in its early stages.

It is unclear whether the suspects knew the woman or whether they had been part of the same group.