Tajikistan announced a new armed incident on border with Kyrgyzstan

DUSHANBE, 8 July – RIA Novosti, Lydia Isamova. Tajikistan announced another violation of the common border by Kyrgyz border guards, two Kyrgyz servicemen were wounded as a result of an armed incident, RIA Novosti reported on Thursday at the press center of the State Committee for National Security.

“On July 8 of this year, four Kyrgyz border guards illegally crossed the state border of Tajikistan at the Rosrovut section of the Devashtich district of the Sogd region. territory “, – reported in the press service.

According to the interlocutor of the agency, in response to the warning of Tajik border guards about their violation of the state border, Kyrgyz servicemen opened fire from automatic weapons. “Two violators were wounded by the return fire of the Tajik border guards. At present, representatives of the competent authorities of the two countries are at the scene to clarify the circumstances of the incident,” the press service added.

RIA Novosti does not yet have comments from the Kyrgyz side.

The previous border conflict between the two countries, which took place at the end of April, claimed the lives of more than 50 people on both sides.

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