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Dozens of unidentified people tried to break into the office of Canadian-owned Kumtor Gold Company in the Kyrgyz capital of Bishkek on Wednesday, Russian news agency TASS and news website said.

Several miners had reported attacks on their offices and facilities a day earlier amid widespread unrest in the Central Asian nation. Kumtor, which accounts for the bulk of Kyrgyz gold output, is owned by Canada’s Centerra Gold.

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