MOSCOW, July 16, Asia-Plus — Three Tajik nationals that were attacked in southwestern Moscow last Friday proved to be residents of the Tursunzoda district Alizhon Hamroyev, Qodir Soliyev and Yuldosh Hoitov, Asia-plus has learned from Shirin Qanoat, a spokeswoman for the Tajik Interior Ministry office for migration in Moscow.

According to her, a citizen of Moldova stabbed them following quarrel.  “Alizhon Hamroyev was stabbed to death and Qodir Soliyev and Yuldosh Hoitov were wounded.  Soliyev and Hoitov are currently in hospital,” Shirin Qanoat said.

Criminal proceedings have instituted and an investigation is under way.