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Deadly Protests in Kyrgyzstan
Protesters seized internal security headquarters and a state TV channel after fatal clashes with government forces in Kyrgyzstan Wednesday, saying they now controlled the Central Asian nation that hosts a U.S. base key to the Afghan war.
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Kyrgyzstan Protests

April 8: Kyrgyz men stand on a burned-out car in front of the Kyrgyz government headquarters on central square in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. An opposition coalition in Kyrgyzstan said it has formed an interim government that will rule the turbulent Central Asian nation for six months. Opposition leader Roza Otunbayeva said Thursday she will head the government that dissolved the parliament and will take up legislative duties.

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Kyrgyzstan Protests

April 7: An injured protester is carried to the hospital in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Anti-government protests have swept across the Central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan and riot police have opened fire on thousands storming the main government building in the capital of Bishkek. 

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Kyrgyzstan Protests

April 8: Protesters gather in front of the Kyrgyz government headquarters on central square in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. 

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Kyrgyzstan Protests

April 8: Opposition lawmaker Isa Omurkulov speaks to protesters as they gather in front of Kyrgyz government headquarters on the central square in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

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Violence in Kyrgyzstan

April 7: Protesters try to take a rocket propelled grenade from a riot policeman during clashes in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. An unknown number were killed and hundreds were injured in clashes between riot police and opposition protesters in the capital.

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Violence in Kyrgyzstan

April 7: An anti-government protestor talks on the phone next to a burning police car during clashes near the presidential administration in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

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Violence in Kyrgyzstan

April 7: A demonstrator sets fire on a car during clashes between riot police and anti-government protesters near the presidential administration in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

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Kyrgyzstan Protests

April 7: Kyrgyz riot police come under attack from demonstrators in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Police in Kyrgyzstan opened fire on thousands of angry protesters who tried to seize the main government building amid rioting in the capital as protests spread across the Central Asian nation.

Kyrgyzstan Protests

April 7: Kyrgyz protesters surge around an overturned vehicle in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Police in Kyrgyzstan opened fire on thousands of angry protesters who tried to seize the main government building amid rioting in the capital as protests spread across the Central Asian nation.

Kyrgyzstan Protests

April 7: A Kyrgyz protester kicks out at captured police officers at the opposition headquarters in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

Kyrgyzstan Protests

April 7: Kyrgyz protesters beat police officers at the opposition headquarters in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

Kyrgyzstan Protests

April 7: Bloodied Kyrgyz police officers huddle together for protection, as they are attacked by protestors in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, following clashes with police.

Protests in Kyrgyzstan

April 7: A protestor attacks two Kyrgyz police officers during clashes near the main government buildings in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

Protests in Kyrgyzstan

April 7: Kyrgyz police huddle together for protection, as they come under attack from protestors near the main government buildings in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

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Protests in Kyrgyzstan

April 7: Kyrgyz police huddle for shelter as they come under attack from protestors near the main government buildings in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

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Protests in Kyrgyzstan

April 7: Kyrgyz police huddle for shelter as they come under attack from protestors near the main government buildings in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

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Protests in Kyrgyzstan

April 7: Kyrgyz police huddle for shelter as they come under attack from protestors near the main government buildings in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

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Protests in Kyrgyzstan

April 7: Kyrgyz riot police retreat into a building, as they come under attack from protestors in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

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Protests in Kyrgyzstan

April 7: Kyrgyz police confront a protestor near the main government buildings in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

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Protests in Kyrgyzstan

April 7: Kyrgyz police open fire on protestors near the main government buildings in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.

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Protests in Kyrgyzstan

April 7: Kyrgyz protesters waving the national flag, ride on a truck in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Police in Kyrgyzstan opened fire on thousands of angry protesters who tried to seize the main government building amid rioting in the capital as protests spread across the Central Asian nation.

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Deadly Protests in Kyrgyzstan

Protesters seized internal security headquarters and a state TV channel after fatal clashes with government forces in Kyrgyzstan Wednesday, saying they now controlled the Central Asian nation that hosts a U.S. base key to the Afghan war.

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