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19,000 evacuated from Kyrgyz border after clashes: NGO

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Some 19,000 people have been evacuated from volatile border regions of Kyrgyzstan, a regional branch of the Red Crescent said, following deadly border clashes with neighbouring Tajikistan.

The NGO’s office in Batken region, where clashes erupted, said 19,000 people had been removed from villages and that the organisation was providing “psychological support to evacuees in temporary accommodation”.

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