MOSCOW (AP) — Combating between the border guards providers of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan has wounded not less than six folks, native information stories mentioned Thursday.
The battle reportedly started close to the Kyrgyz metropolis of Batken after Tajik border guards closed a highway that results in sizable cities in Kyrgyzstan’s west.
Kyrgyz authorities say the Tajik guards have fired with mortars and grenade-launchers. Tajik authorities have not made statements in regards to the battle, however the Tajik service of Russian information service Sputnik reported that six Tajiks have been wounded.
The serpentine Tajikistan-Kyrgyzstan border is commonly a tense space. In 2021, not less than 55 folks died in clashes that erupted close to the border in a dispute over water rights and the set up of surveillance cameras by Tajikistan.
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