Doctors stabilise attacked journalist in Kyrgyzstan
Syrgak Abdyldaev, a journalist with the independent weekly Reporter-Bishkek who was beaten and stabbed in the Kyrgyz capital last week, is now stable and getting better, the chief physician of the Bishkek Trauma Hospital Ramis Usenbekov informed the news agency "24.kg".
"The brain concession symptoms are still obvious, but the patient is now in moderately grave condition. The decision about his shoulder surgery is to be taken in the nearest days," the doctor said.
The journalist was attacked on March 3, 2009, then taken to hospital with over 20 stab wounds and severe arms fractures. The investigation is ongoing and is under personal control of the Interior Minister Moldomusa Kongantiev.