The football fan group of Greek Anorthosis, who gathered at Derinya Border Gate in the Greek Cypriot Administration (GCA), broke the Derinya Border Gate with fireworks in their hands, threw torches in the buffer zone and started a fire.
Greek activists who reacted to the opening of Varosha marched to the Derinya Border Gate by chanting “Cyprus is Greek” with the Greek flags in their hands. The Greeks, who broke the border gate, walked to the police checkpoint on the Turkish side and threw the fireworks in their hands and started an event.
The police and soldiers in the region took extensive security measures, and the events were stopped before they got bigger, which caused discomfort when the events were heard on the Turkish side.
Turkish Cypriots, with Turkish flags in their hands, marched towards Derinya gate after the incident was heard.
After the police took extensive security measures, the demonstrators reached the Derinya gate.
Hundreds of Turkish Cypriots sang the national anthem and dispersed at the TRNC border checkpoint after police warned the demonstrators.
TRNC security forces took extensive security measures in the region after the incident.