BREAKING: Tajik military fires missiles at Batken airport in Kyrgyzstan

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Batken airport in Kyrgyzstan is reportedly under fire from a Tajik MLRS system.


Despite a state of alarm being declared in Kyrgyzstan, it is reported that this evening, Saturday, September 17, Tajik forces have again crossed the border. An MLRS system is believed to be firing missiles towards the airport of Batken.

Both sides had been respecting the cease-fire until now after clashes erupted yesterday morning, Friday, September 16. President Zhaparov earlier swore that his government would not give up a single metre of Kyrgyz land.

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