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Kyrgyzstan

Five Killed In Counterterrorism Raid In Kyrgyzstan

http://gdb.rferl.org/D8D79751-FCD6-4597-8AC2-0720F2E06305_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/D8D79751-FCD6-4597-8AC2-0720F2E06305_mw800_mh600.jpg Weapons and leaflets allegedly found in a raid in March on supporters of Hizb ut-Tahrir in the southern Kyrgyz city of Osh (RFE/RL) JALALABAD, July 14, 2006 (RFE/RL) -- Five people were killed and one Kyrgyz police officer was injured during a raid against suspected terrorists in southern Kyrgyzstan.


Oitalbek Osmonov, a spokesman for Kyrgyzstan's National Security Service, told RFE/RL that the men killed were terrorists from a number of banned groups, including the Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan and Hizb ut-Tahrir.


He said they had been involved in "several prominent terrorist attacks."


Osmonov said the victims had been planning further terrorist attacks in Kyrgyzstan.

 
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