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8 April 2010

Kyrgyz revolt: in pictures

Bloody scenes from the riots in Bishkek that left 68 dead, hundreds injured and a new government in

By Ian K Smith

As the fallout continues from the Kyrgyzstan crisis, here are some photographs of the bloody scenes.

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Opposition supporters throw stones at police and security forces.

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An opposition supporter fires an automatic weapon through gates near the main government building.

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A man flies the national flag in front of government buildings as an armoured car burns in the background.

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One of the casualties of yesterday’s violence, reportedly an opposition supporter.

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One demonstrator hands a national flag to another on a military truck.

All photographs from AFP/Getty Images.

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