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Kyrgyz government office seized

There has been a day of political unrest at a town in Kyrgyzstan, on the eve of planned demonstrations against the country's president.

Angry crowds in the town of Talas occupied a regional government headquarters and fought in the streets with riot police.

Russell Trott reports.

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