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Tajikistan’s State Committee for National Security reported two individuals were killed and ten wounded in an armed conflict on the border with Kyrgyzstan that began on Thursday.
A shooting erupted between border forces of Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan on Thursday, the Kyrgyz border service said, adding that the Tajik side used mortars and grenades.
Kyrgyzstan will not host a US military base on its soil, President Sadyr Japarov says. Bishkek has announced such a move would place the central Asian country in a "cat and mouse" game with world powers. Earlier, Uzbekistan had opposed the US military deployment in the country.
At least 32 people have reportedly died in the crash of a Turkish cargo plane near the airport in the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek.