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Over 30 killed in clashes at the Kyrgyz-Tajik border in water dispute

30-04-2021, 19:12 World
Over 30 killed in clashes at the Kyrgyz-Tajik border in water dispute


30 April 2021, 19:12 - NovostiNK
The number of Kyrgyz nationals killed in the armed clashes on the border with Tajikistan has risen to 31, the Central Asian Republic’s Health Ministry said on Friday, TASS news agency reported.

"According to the latest data, 31 people were killed and 154 others were injured," a spokesperson for the ministry said.

The situation on the border between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan near the Golovnoy water intake facility escalated on April 28, after a conflict sparked between residents of the two countries’ border areas. On April 29, armed clashes between Kyrgyz and Tajik servicemen broke out. On the evening of April 29, the sides agreed on a ceasefire and the pullout of troops. Bishkek and Dushanbe reported a large number of casualties.


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