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Soldiers of the armed forces of Kyrgyzstan guard the Chief Water Inlet in the village of Kok-Tash, on the border with Tajikistan. Archive photo

The Ministry of Health of Kyrgyzstan reported that 11 people were injured in clashes on the border with Tajikistan.

BISHKEK, September 16 – RIA Novosti. The Ministry of Health of Kyrgyzstan reported that 11 people were injured in clashes on the border with Tajikistan.

The ministry representative said, “11 people injured in the incident at the border were delivered to the Batken regional hospital. We will report their situation later.”

On Wednesday morning, the border service of Kyrgyzstan announced that clashes broke out between the Kyrgyz and Tajik border guards in the Bulak-Bashi region. According to the agency, it began due to the fact that the Tajik border detachment took combat positions in the border division. Closer to dinner, another conflict broke out between the armies of the two countries – already in the Kak-Sai region. Later, the third began in the area of ​​​​the village of Samarkandek. By Wednesday evening, the parties had agreed on a ceasefire and the withdrawal of forces from the border.

According to official figures, two border guards and three civilians were injured in clashes in Kyrgyzstan. Tajikistan reported two dead and six military and five wounded among the civilian population.

Clashes resumed on Friday. According to the Kyrgyz border agency, the Tajik side attacked the Kyrgyz positions along the entire perimeter of the border.

According to the State Committee for National Security of Tajikistan, the army of the Koktosh border post of the Batken border detachment of Kyrgyzstan, violating the agreement, using heavy weapons, fired at the Tajik border post of the Isfara border detachment “Dushanbe”. . A source from law enforcement in the Tajik region said that one Tajik border guard was killed and three others were injured in the subsequent shelling from Kyrgyz territory.

The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan discussed the conflict on the border, speaking to RIA Novosti at the press service of the Kyrgyz Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday.

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Source: Ria

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