Kyrgyz authorities extend emergency situation in Osh region - government press agency
Kyrgyz authorities have extended the emergency situation in a number of districts in the Osh region of the Central Asian republic, the interim government's press service said on Saturday.
The emergency situation and curfew have been extended to June 25, RIA Novosti reported.
Violent clashes between ethnic Kyrgyz and Uzbek groups in southern Kyrgyzstan broke out in the city of Osh on June 11 and then spread to the neighboring Jalalabad region, leaving nearly 200 dead and more than 2,000 injured according to official figures. Kyrgyz leaders admit that the real death toll could be 10 times higher.