At the very least 94 individuals have been killed in clashes between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan this week, within the worst violence the international locations have seen in years, whereas the worldwide group referred to as for calm.
As per worldwide media stories, the scenario on the contested border between the 2 Central Asian neighbours was, nevertheless, calm on Sunday.
Tajikistan mentioned on Sunday that 35 of its residents had been killed, the primary official demise toll since armed clashes broke out on Wednesday.
On its Fb web page, the Tajik international ministry additionally reported 25 injured and mentioned civilians had been among the many victims.
In the meantime, Kyrgyzstan mentioned on Sunday that 59 individuals had died within the southern border area of Batken, and 144 had been injured. The nation’s emergency conditions minister added that 4 Kyrgyz troopers had been reported lacking.
Kyrgyzstan additionally declared September 19 a nationwide day of mourning.