Kyrgyz security service detains suspects of alleged coup attempt: Local media

Kyrgyzstan’s security service on Monday detained suspects of an alleged coup attempt in the country, according to local media reports, APA reports citing Anadolu Agency.

Personnel from the Kyrgyz State Committee for National Security carried out mass arrests of “a group of people” who were “preparing to seize power by force,” Kyrgyz news agency 24KG reported, citing sources from the service.

The sources did not provide details on those arrested and the number of people taken into custody, the report further said.

Kyrgyz authorities have yet to comment on the media reports.

Source: Azeri-Press News Agency