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Kyrgyzstan

Five Killed In Counterterrorism Raid In Kyrgyzstan

<div class="caption"><div class="watermark"> <a href="http://gdb.rferl.org/D8D79751-FCD6-4597-8AC2-0720F2E06305_mw800_mh600.jpg" rel="ibox" title="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)"> <img alt="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)" src="http://gdb.rferl.org/D8D79751-FCD6-4597-8AC2-0720F2E06305_w203.jpg" class="photo" border="0"></a></div><p>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)</p></div>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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