Results tagged “Kyrgyzstan”
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The bodies of two US crew members from an Air Force refueling tanker that crashed near Chaldovar were found; a search is on for a third crew member. Officials said the plane appeared to explode in midair. At least 15 men from Kyrgyzstan are said to have traveled to Syria to fight with the rebels. Fighters from Chechnya, Kazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Dagestan, and Russia are also said to have gone to Syria.
A US Air Force tanker used for refueling planes over Afghanistan crashed and burned shortly after takeoff from Manas airport. The status of the reported five-person crew remains unknown.
Authorities discovered a cell of the banned Hizb-ut-Tahrir in the Jalal-Abad region and arrested the group's leader. Extremist books and CDs were found during the arrest.