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3 policemen injured at rally in Toguz-Toro district

Three policemen were injured during a rally in Toguz-Toro district of Jalal-Abad region. The head of the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs Bakyt Seitov informed 24.kg news agency.

According to him, police officers suffered when local residents began to throw stones at representatives of the interdepartmental group.

«The interdepartmental commission (more than 30 people) conducted explanatory work on the gold processing plant of GL Makmal Developing Company with the local residents. About 1,000 local residents gathered for the meeting. However, before the beginning of the work, the gathered people began to throw stones at the commission and the police officers. Three policemen were injured. One of them is in the hospital,» told Bakyt Seitov.

They are policemen from the cordon. Nobody beat them up.

Bakyt Seitov

The head of the press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs noted that at the moment the situation in the area stabilized, people are leaving the site.

«Representatives of the regional and district administrations are there. Police officers ensure public order. Strengthening of the police units is out of question so far,» Bakyt Seitov added.