Kyrgyzstan investigating whether troops involved in ethnic violence

Published on 20 June 2010

Kyrgyzstan will investigate allegations that government troops were involved in ethnic violence, an official said Sunday. (..) The U.N. World Food Programme planned to airlift food over the weekend to augment ongoing distributions. (..) Starting Sunday, planes will carry 110 tons of high-energy biscuits from the agency's warehouse in Dubai to the region (..) "With a huge number of people displaced by the conflict, and thousands more trapped without food, water or supplies, there's not a moment to lose," said Josette Sheeran, executive director of the WFP.

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