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Kyrgyzstan to investigate June violence in south

07-16-2010 09:26 BJT

BISHKEK, July 15 (Xinhua) -- Kyrgyzstan's interim government has decided to set up a national commission to investigate the violence taking place in the south of the country in June, local media reported on Thursday.

Interim leader Roza Otunbayeva has signed the order to launch the investigation by the commission, which would include social activists, journalists and representatives from security departments, according to the press office of the interim government.

The commission will submit its findings on the violence in the southern regions of Osh and Jalalabad in June after it completes investigation on Sept. 10, said the report.

According to official figures, 293 people were killed and some 1,900 others injured in the violence that tore apart Osh and nearby Jalalabad last month.

Editor:Jin Lin |Source: Xinhua

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