Uzbekistan comments on border incident with Kyrgyzstan

Uzbekistan comments on border incident with Kyrgyzstan

Tashkent, Uzbekistan, Jan.20

By Demir Azizov- Trend:

Three soldiers of Alabuka Border Troops of the State Border Service (SBS) of Kyrgyzstan with weapons entered the territory of Uzbekistan in the area of the village assembly Varzik of Chust district of Namangan region at 12:30 p.m. (GMT/UTC + 05:00 hour) January 18, 2015, and fired at three citizens of the country, took their hunting rifles away and then returned to the territory of Kyrgyzstan, the message of the press-service of the Committee for State Border Protection of National Security Service (NSS CSBP) of Uzbekistan said.

"A citizen of Uzbekistan, S. Akhmedov, received a gunshot wound as a result of the shooting by the Kyrgyz border guards," said in the message. "Now his health condition is assessed as critical."

On the same day, a meeting of the border representatives of Uzbekistan in the direction of Pungan and Kyrgyzstan (Alabuka site) was held on the site of the incident, during which four shells discovered on the territory of Uzbekistan at a distance of 400 meters from the line of the state border, were presented to the the Kyrgyz side, according to the report.

The law enforcement agencies of Uzbekistan initiated a criminal case on the fact, the report said.

Earlier, the Kyrgyz border agency issued a statement about the fact that allegedly Uzbek citizens, who were hunting in the area of the Uzbek-Kyrgyz border, accidentally or deliberately infiltrated the territory of Kyrgyzstan. Offenders opened fire at border guards from a hunting weapon upon the request of the Kyrgyz border detachment to surrender.

"Thus, the articles published by the Kyrgyz side are distorted and untrue," said the report.

"In view of the above mentioned, the Uzbek side once again warns Kyrgyz border guards on the avoidance of penetration of armed servicemen of the State Border Service of Kyrgyz Republic into the territory of Uzbekistan and calls to refrain from publishing articles with unverified information," said the message.

Edited by CN

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