Kyrgyz PM instructs law enforcement bodies to neutralize armed group
Kyrgyz Prime Minister Jantoro Satybaldiev has instructed the law enforcement bodies and Deputy Prime Minister Tokon Mamytov, to neutralize by any means an armed group which penetrated Kyrgyzstan from China, Kabar agency reported with reference to the Prime Minister's press secretary Melis Erzhigitov.
"Personnel covering the situation in the Ak- Shyyrak area of the Issyk-Kul district near the border with China have been established in the government," he said.
It should be recalled that there was a skirmish between border guards and intruders 35-40 kilometres from the border with China. The offenders were surrounded and blocked by border guards at the Pikertyk point.
Nine people were surrounded, according to the preliminary data. There were 11 unknown people and two were killed during a skirmish with the Kyrgyz border guards.
None of the border guards were injured.
The offenders arrived from China into Kyrgyzstan, according to some reports.
Translated by NH
Edited by SM