Kyrgyzstan election: Protesters storm parliament over vote-rigging claims

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  • The Telegraph published this video item, entitled “Kyrgyzstan election: Protesters storm parliament over vote-rigging claims” – below is their description.

    Protesters occupied the presidential palace and parliament building in Kyrgyzstan’s capital early Tuesday, angry over the results of weekend parliamentary elections. Demonstrators clashed with police in Bishkek following vote-rigging allegations. Riot police reportedly used tear gas, water cannons and stun grenades to disperse the crowds. On Monday, Kyrgyzstan’s election body announced the first official results of elections held Sunday to choose 120 new members of parliament. Subscribe to The Telegraph on YouTube ►

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