Another clash occurred on the border of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. According to the press service of the State Border Service of Kyrgyzstan, the shootout took place on the Batken section of the border.
As explained, the conflict took place in the Kum-Mazar area of the Batken district of the Batken region of Kyrgyzstan. Residents of Tajikistan, without the consent of the Kyrgyz side, began to clean up the uncoordinated section of the border from sand, what did the locals dislike. Threats came first, then stones were used. Border guards of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan arrived at the scene. First shots, according to the Kyrgyz side, produced by Tajik border guards, Kyrgyz responded. As a result, there were no injuries or losses on both sides..
(…) Citizens of Tajikistan tried to beat a citizen of Kyrgyzstan. The verbal skirmish escalated into a fight and throwing stones at each other. During the conflict, Tajik border guards fired shots towards Kyrgyzstan. Kyrgyz border guards fired back shots towards Tajikistan
– It said in a statement.
To resolve the conflict, representatives of the border service arrived at the scene with the involvement of law enforcement officers and representatives of local authorities. As a result of the meeting, an agreement was reached on the inadmissibility of carrying out any work in the areas of the Kum-Mazar areas of Kyrgyzstan and Somonien (Dahma) Tajikistan.
celebrated, that the conflict took place on one of the uncoordinated sections of the border between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. To date, there are no agreed 375 of 972 km of the Kyrgyz-Tajik border.