Kyrgyzstan’s servicemen carry a coffin after fighting on the border between the two countries killed at least 81 people. Photo: AP
Kyrgyzstan’s servicemen carry a coffin after fighting on the border between the two countries killed at least 81 people. Photo: AP

Nearly 100 dead in Tajik-Kyrgyz border clashes as Putin calls for ‘no further escalation’

  • Fragile ceasefire between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan extended into a second day and their mutual ally Russia urged a de-escalation
  • Former Soviet republics clashed over a border dispute on September 14-16, accusing each other of attacking outposts and settlements

Kyrgyzstan’s servicemen carry a coffin after fighting on the border between the two countries killed at least 81 people. Photo: AP
Kyrgyzstan’s servicemen carry a coffin after fighting on the border between the two countries killed at least 81 people. Photo: AP
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