Kyrgyzstan President Bakiev signs executive order to impose month-long curfewApril 7th, 2010 - 11:38 pm ICT by BNO News
BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN (BNO NEWS) — Kyrgyzstan President Kurmanbek Bakiyev on Wednesday signed an executive order to impose a month-long curfew in the capital and several other regions.
Bakiyev’s order calls for a month-long curfew in Bishkek, Chui, Talas and Naryn from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. local time daily.
It remains unclear where Bakiyev currently is. Former Foreign Minister Jekshenkulov said Bakiyev had left the country, while an Interfax News Agency source said Bakiyev is still in Kyrgyzstan.
At least 21 people have been killed in Wednesday’s anti-government protests, according to the Health Ministry. The opposition claims more than 100 people have died.
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