President Kurmanbek Bakiyev reportedly flees the country, as the government steps down and protestors overrun the parliament building. The opposition announces the formation of a new provisional government headed by Roza Otunbayeva.
Protesters seize the state television channel building in the capital, Bishkek. Kyrgyz opposition representatives and human rights activists appear on the TV channel KTR which resumes broadcasting after one hour. [http:--en.rian.ru-exsoviet-20100407-158466963.html (RIA Novosti)] [http:--www.kabar.kg-en-news-2010-04-07-15501.html (Kyrgyz National Informational Agency)]date=August 2019