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Protesters in Jalal-Abad take governor, interior minister hostage

Published on 20/05/2010

Thousands of protesters in Jalal-Abad, the administrative center of the Jalal-Abad region in southern Kyrgyzstan, have taken the region’s governor Bektur Asanov and acting Defense Minister Ismail Isakov hostage. Asanov was severely beaten.