Posted 30 апреля 2021,, 06:07

Published 30 апреля 2021,, 06:07

Modified 24 декабря 2022,, 22:36

Updated 24 декабря 2022,, 22:36

Ministry of Health of Kyrgyzstan announced 13 dead in conflict on border with Tajikistan

Ministry of Health of Kyrgyzstan announced 13 dead in conflict on border with Tajikistan

30 апреля 2021, 06:07
134 people from the Kyrgyz side were wounded, 13 were killed, the Ministry of Health of the republic said. On the evening of April 29, Tajikistan announced three killed and 31 injured.

"At 7:00 (4:00 Moscow time) the number of victims of the incident on the Kyrgyz-Tajik border is 124 people, of which three people died", - Interfax quotes the message of the Kyrgyz Ministry of Health.

From Batken to Bishkek, 25 wounded were taken by a special plane and hospitalized at the Bishkek Research Center of Traumatology and Orthopedics, the National Hospital and the National Surgical Center. The condition of the two victims is assessed as grave.

It's worth reminding that the situation on the border of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan escalated on April 29 due to a controversial water intake. The parties accuse each other of its capture, before the security forces arrived at the place of the conflict, local residents had already had time to fight there.

During the shootout, a Kyrgyz serviceman was killed, the Kyrgyz border post burned down.

In turn, the Boru special task force of the Kyrgyz border service captured the Khoja Allo frontier post in Tajikistan.

In the capital of Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek, residents of the city went to a rally, demanding that Prime Minister Ulukbek Maripov, head of the State Committee for National Security Kamchybek Tashiev and President Sadyr Japarov come out to them. They propose to draw up a list of volunteers who will have to go to Batken region to protect the country's borders.