REUTERS

Kyrgyz security forces have launched a second raid on the house of former president Almazbek Atambayev, independent news website Akipress.kg reported on Thursday, citing witnesses.

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According to the website, witnesses saw security operatives entered the house and heard gunshots, as reported by Reuters.

Atambayev evaded arrest during a previous raid on Wednesday night, which failed after supporters clashed with security forces.