There was another shooting on the Kyrgyz-Tajik border

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There was another armed conflict on the Kyrgyz-Tajik border,  the national portal "Adyrna" reported with reference to the agency.

The incident happened today, September 14, in Bulak-Bashi district of Batken region. The servicemen of the neighboring country violated the agreement reached earlier between the parties. Border guards of the Kyrgyz Republic found a border detachment of Tajikistan.

"Ignoring the demands of the Kyrgyz side to leave the territory, the Tajik border guards opened fire. In response, border guards of the Kyrgyz Republic also used weapons. The shooting began, during which the Tajik side used mortars. As of 9:30 a.m., there is intermittent firing. According to preliminary information, there are no casualties or damage from the Kyrgyz side. The head of the Batken border detachment went to the scene of the incident. Colonel Kiyalbek Tolenbayev, the head of the Batken regional department of the border service, and the head of the Sogdy regional department of the border troops of the Republic of Tajikistan, Major-General H. Pirakzoda, talked by phone in order to prevent the escalation of the conflict. The parties are planning to meet," the agency said.

"Adyrna" national portal