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Bakiev Supporters Seize Southern Kyrgyz TV Station

Supporters of deposed Kyrgyz president Kurmanbek Bakiev have seized control of the local television station building in the southern region of Jalalabad.

The group broke into the office of the station's director Batykan Azhymamatovy and demanded to be given air time to make a statement which they then recorded.

The city and region of Jalalabad was one of Bakiev's strongest areas of support.

compiled from agency reports