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Pakistan asks its nationals studying in Kyrgyzstan to stay indoors after mobs attacked foreigners

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan has asked its nationals in Kyrgyzstan to stay indoors after mobs attacked foreigners in the capital Bishkek Friday night over some unknown dispute with migrants. It has also repatriated 140 Pakistani students by a special flight after the violence. On Saturday, Pakistan summoned a Kyrgyz diplomat to lodge a protest over alleged attacks on its nationals in Bishkek. According to local media, the violence began last week following a clash between Kyrgyz people and foreigners in the capital. A number of students were treated at a local hospital after the violence. Thousands of Pakistani are studying or working in Kyrgyzstan.

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