The Guardian: State of emergency in Mongolia after post-election violence

The president of Mongolia declared a state of emergency yesterday after rioting sparked by allegations of election fraud left five people dead and more than 300 injured. The capital, Ulan Bator, saw its worst violence in decades as thousands of rock-throwing protesters besieged the offices of the ruling Mongolian People’s Revolutionary party on Tuesday, torching the building and overturning vehicles before police drove them away with tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannon. To read the full article, click hereState of emergency in Mongolia after post-election violence

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