The Taliban tried to break to Tajikistan: two killed, one wounded

22/08/2016 17:14
Asia-Plus
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An armed group of 8-9 people tried to cross the Tajik-Afghan border on the night of 21st of August. The incident occurred on the territory of the border "Sayed" post border detachment "Hamadoni" in the Khatlon region.

As reports the press secretary of The State Committee Of National Security of Tajikistan Muhammad Ulughodjaev, as a result of collision with the Tajik border guards and DMIA police officers of Hamadoni district two trespassers were killed - citizens of Afghanistan - Suhbatullo valadi Jahangir and Mahmadmusa valadi Muhammad, and one — shot. The others hid in the fled on the neighboring territory.

"It was established that the dead are active members of the terrorist group "Taliban", — said M. Ulughodjaev.

Note that, according to some facts, from the beginning of 2016 on the Tajik-Afghan border with the total length of 1344 km, there were 19 armed incidents, 10 offenders were killed.

At the end of last week soldiers of border troops together with the staff of RT Ministry of internal Affairs of Khatlon district on the territory of the Panj border detachment prevented another illegal crossing of the state border from Afghan side.

As reports the press secretary of The State Committee Of National Security of Tajikistan Muhammad Ulughodjaev, a group of Afghan smugglers entered the clash with the warriors-border guards of Tajikistan. As a result, one smuggler was wounded, at the scene were found and seized over 10 kg of raw opium.

On this fact was brought a criminal case.

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