Aftermath of Tajikistan’s military invasion of Kyrgyzstan
AKIPRESS.COM – The resident of the village of Jany Jer, Leilek district of Batken region, Sairagul Toktonazarova, has shared the photos of empty streets and houses after Tajikistan’s military invasion.
“During previous invasion, these stores were burnt. This time newly built houses were set on fire,” she said.
The photos were posted by Sairagul Toktonazarov in the evening of September 17.
Tajikistan attacked Kulundu, Maksat and Jany-Jer villages of Leilek district, Batken region in the morning of September 16.
The situation remained tense on September 17. Tajikistan shelled the border villages of Chon Alay district of Osh region.
24 Kyrgyzstanis have died for 3 days of border clashes, including children. More than 100 were wounded. Some wounded were airlifted to Bishkek for operations.
Tajikistan uses heavy weaponry, multiple launch rocket systems and aviation in its invasion.
Over 142,000 were evacuated from Batken region and Chon Alay district of Osh region to safe places.