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More than 100,000 refugees flee Kyrgystan for Uzbekistan

From: UNICEF
Length: 03:48

More than 100,000 refugees have fled Kyrgystan for Uzbekistan in recent days. About 80 percent of them are women and children, with many men and boys staying behind to defend their homes and properties.

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