17:11 25-07-2014
MAIN Russian
About us On-line subscription
KazakhstanTajikistanUzbekistanKyrgyzstanTurkmenistanWorld
POLITICSBUSINESSINCIDENTSSOCIETYCULTURESPORTANALYSISSCIENCE
At least 1 dead in fresh violence in Tajikistan's Khorog

Bishkek (AKIpress) - Khorog At least one person was killed and two injured when a crowd attacked a security forces' building in Tajikistan's eastern Gorno-Badakhshan region overnight, the Radio Liberty reported on May 24.

A group of protesters marched on the building on the National Security Service in the regional capital Khorog and shooting started.

The protesters have been on Khorog's central square since May 21, when a shootout between suspected drug traffickers and police left two people dead and one wounded.

The wounded person died in the hospital overnight, sparking the march on the security forces' building.

Witnesses reported that one of the protesters threw a grenade at the security forces' building and some protesters opened fire on the facility.


Twitterfacebookprint
17:02 24.05.2014
LATEST NEWS
17:14 KazAtomProm net profit grows 3-fold by H1 201417:12 Children of border guards from Central Asia, Russia to spend their holidays at Issyk-Kul17:06 China probes food businesses; Hong Kong bans imports in meat safety scare17:03 Special task force officers acquitted of all charges at April 7, 2010 trial16:55 Transport Ministry's State Secretary detained on corruption charges16:55 S&P warns Kazakh credit risk 'extremely high’ on banks16:51 Kyrgyzstan imports 72.5 mln kWh of electricity from Tajikistan YTD16:45 Vietnamese woman arrested for stealing Kazakh ambassador's bag16:41 Armenia expected to join Eurasian Economic Union in January 2015, Armenian PM says16:36 WFP concludes reforestation project providing jobs to 3,500 food-insecure people in Kyrgyzstan16:26 ICT enterprises of Uzbekistan provide services worth $840.4 mln in January-June16:23 Ashgabat hosts Turkmen-Slovenian business forum16:19 False phone bomb threat report disrupts work of Economy Ministry in Bishkek16:15 Kazakhstan to support World Breastfeeding Week16:05 Uzbekistan produces 2.4 mln tons of vegetables in H1 201415:53 Ambassador of Tajikistan, leadership of VSK Insurance House discuss cooperation15:50 German official, Uzbek Ministry of Foreign Economic Relations consider bilateral ties15:41 Geopolitical tensions weigh on German economy: Wall Street Journal15:39 Economic Development Minister of Tajikistan receives Turkmenistan's Ambassador15:37 Kyrgyz government expects registration of Kyrgyz-Russian Investment Fund by September
Astana
+22° C
Ashgabat
+36° C
Bishkek
+30° C
Dushanbe
+30° C
Tashkent
+34° C
exchange rates
 
69.89
51.83
8.36
1.48
247.42
183.52
29.63
5.24
6.68
4.96
0.80
0.14
3172.31
2328.16
375.17
66.21
3.84
2.85
0.46
0.08

© AKIpress News Agency - 2001-2014
Use of the AKIpress.com materials must be accompanied by a hyperlink to www.akipress.com
Our address:
Moskovskaya str. 189, Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic
e-mail: english@akipress.org, akipressenglish@gmail.com;
Tel/Fax: +996(312)90-07-75