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Kyrghyz capital without gas at 20 below zero

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Residents of the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek have no gas to heat their homes amid arctic temperatures, authorities said Sunday. 

A man stands on a road near Manas Airport, close to Bishek, Kyrgyzstan, on February 22, 2012. Residents of Bishkek have no gas to heat their homes amid arctic temperatures, authorities said Sunday.

Some districts also lack electric power at a time when the mercury has dipped to minus 20 degrees Celsius (-4 Fahrenheit), they said.

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