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No Pakistani killed in Bishkek violence: Krygyz govt.

BISHKEK: The Pakistani Ambassador Hasan Zaigham has said that the government of Kyrgyzstan have confirmed that no Pakistani died in Bishkek violence.

The Pakistani Embassy said in a statement that Krygyz Ministry of internal Affairs has issued press release stating that the situation is under control.

Earlier the embassy maintained it has “not received any confirmed report” regarding the alleged death and rape of Pakistani students in the Central Asian country despite claims made on social media websites.

However, it added, that there have been reports of light injuries to a number of students from Pakistan.

The embassy’s response came in light of the violent mob attacks on international students in the Krygyz capital Bishkek. The violence erupted due to a harassment incident involving Egyptian female students on May 13.