Kyrgyz regional offices stormed

Kyrgyzstan's ousted President Kurmanbek Bakiyev at a press conference in Minsk, Belarus, on 23/04/2010

Supporters of the ousted President of Kyrgyzstan, Kurmanbek Bakiyev, have taken over local government offices in the southern city of Osh, reports say.

They entered the building after gathering in Osh, Kyrgyzstan’s second biggest city, eyewitnesses report.

The interim government has vowed to restore order in Osh.

A violent uprising last month left more than 80 people dead and swept President Bakiyev from power. He has now fled to Belarus.

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