An incident with use of weapons repeatedly occurred on the Kyrgyz-Tajik section of the state border. The State Border Service of Kyrgyzstan confirmed the information to 24.kg news agency.
The conflict occurred tonight at about 01.20 in Eki-Tash area, Batken district.
This is already the third conflict on the Kyrgyz-Tajik border for two months. Earlier, servicemen of the Border Troops of the National Security Committee of Tajikistan opened mortar fire in the direction of the Kyrgyz border guards. Three servicemen of the State Border Service of the Kyrgyz Republic were wounded during the shootout. Another conflict occurred in late May, when Tajik citizens illegally grazed livestock.