Azeri Troops Sent to `Restore Order' Near Baku After Battle

  • Five people killed in clash in suburb of capital last week
  • Town elder rejects government accusations of fomenting unrest

The Azeri government deployed security forces to a town near the capital Baku to “restore order” and disarm what it described as a radical Shiite religious group that’s seeking to overthrow the government and impose Sharia law.

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