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6 hours of fighting continue, there are 20 victims (video)

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Fighting has resumed in Kyrgyzstan's Leylek region on the border with Tajikistan, the Kyrgyz news agency reported, citing the Batken State Police Department. According to the agency, the shooting lasted for about an hour. On April 29, the conflict between residents of Kyrgyzstan and the border regions of Tajikistan escalated into a confrontation between the armed forces of the two countries.

Clashes between Kyrgyz and Tajik border guards lasted more than six hours. As a result of the bloodshed, more than 150 people were injured on both sides. Twenty people were killed. In the evening of April 29, the parties agreed on the withdrawal of forces from the ceasefire. However, on the morning of April 30, the hostilities resumed.