The settlements of Isfara and the Bobojongafurov district of the Sughd region of Tajikistan came under fire from the military of Kyrgyzstan, the press center of the Border Troops of the State Committee for National Security of the Republic of Tajikistan reports.

«On September 16, 2022, at approximately 4:50 am, border guards of the Koktosh border outpost of the Batken border detachment of the Kyrgyz Republic, in violation of the agreement, using heavy weapons, fired at the “Dushanbe’ border outpost of the “Isfara” border detachment of the Republic of Tajikistan. Along with this, the servicemen of Kyrgyzstan, using heavy weapons, attacked the villages of Khojai Alo, Kummazor, Surkh, Somoniyon, Kulkand of the city of Isfara, Khistevarz and Ovchikalacha of the Bobojongafurovsky district», - the message says

It is noted that, despite the fact that the parties reached an agreement on a ceasefire from 6:30 am, the Kyrgyz military does not comply with them, and, using all weapons and military equipment, continue to shoot at the Tajik side.

There is no information yet on the dead and wounded from the Tajik side.

In turn, the Border Service of the State Committee for National Security of Kyrgyzstan accuses Tajikistan of shelling settlements of the Kyrgyz Republic. According to preliminary data, at least four servicemen from the Kyrgyz side were wounded.