The conflict has been brewing since July after Solton-Sary locals blamed the Chinese company for the mass death of livestock. Photo: Radio Free Europe

China urges Kyrgyzstan to punish villagers who attacked gold mine over environmental concerns

  • Police said about 300 villagers gathered at the mine to demand that the Chinese company cease work there
  • Pastoral farmers regularly accuse mining companies of causing ecological damage, accusations the companies deny
Topic |   Chinese offshore investment

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The conflict has been brewing since July after Solton-Sary locals blamed the Chinese company for the mass death of livestock. Photo: Radio Free Europe
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