According to the Interfax news agency, Kyrgyzstan’s National Security Council reported on the 29th, local time on the 29th at 14:00, Tajikistan’s border forces and special forces attached to the Ministry of Internal Affairs launched an armed attack on Kyrgyzstan, using weapons including mortars and various types of machine guns.
The first vice-president of Kyrgyzstan’s National Security Council, Sharseyev, has arrived at the scene of the conflict. Reported that the Kyrgyz side is coordinating the situation to avoid escalation of the conflict.
Kyrgyzstan’s President Zakharova has called a government meeting on the conflict.
In addition, the press department of the Border Guard of Tajikistan issued a statement saying that at noon on the 29th, armed men first opened fire on the soldiers of the Border Guard.
At present, the two sides did not say whether the conflict caused casualties.