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seize

1 to take legal possession of someone or something.
2 to take into custody.
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The seizers attacked the camp at their weakest point, slaughtered women and children while the men were out hunting and smallpox was present.
The situation is calm there.Some 50 people with Ata Meken flags headed in the direction of the State Register, since there is information that land seizers rally there.
There is information that people from all regions of the country come to the meeting that is ongoing at the square in front of the Parliament, Daniar Terbishaliev, leader of the citizen patrol Patriot, told reporters today.There is information that land seizers became more active in Maevka and Kara-Jigach, he claimed."Various provocations are possible.
Representatives of Turkish and Kurdish diasporas told about reasons of the conflict in Maevka village on the suburb of Bishkek at AKIpress news center today.Turkish Diaspora President Murafidin Sakhimov said allegations that the disorders were inter-ethnic conflict are not true."One day before those events, land seizers seized 700 hectares of arable land owned by Turks.
The land seizers blocked the road for fire fighting vehicle, Bishkek rescue service told AKIpress.Information by 20.20: According to preliminary information, around 600 police officers accompanied by armored vehicle departed to patrol the village of Maevka.Four military trucks with automatic riflemen accompanied by 4 police cars drove at high speed along Moskovskaya street in the direction of the central mosque, reported AKIpress correspondent.Information by 21.00: Police blocked the crossroad of Molodaya Gvardiya an Jibek Jolu.
Land seizers are holding meeting in the southern suburb of Bishkek near the 12th micro-district.
Protesters disagreed with position of the acting mayor, who said earlier that land won\'t be given in this part of Bishkek.The leader of land seizers in that part of Bishkek, Gulzhan Torogulova, held talks with Isa Omurkulov.