55 wounded, 80 detained in clashes at Canadian mine in Kyrgyzstan (Associated Press)

A news article reports that approximately 2000 people stormed Toronto-based Centerra Gold’s Kumtor mine facility. According to the article, local communities have been calling for the mine to be nationalized and the company to provide more benefits.

The article details how company shares dropped, and a state of emergency was declared following the protests.

Read the Associated Press / CBC article here.

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