Bishkek, Jan. 29, 2018 / Kabar /. Border guards of Uzbekistan used weapons against the citizen of Kyrgyzstan.
According to the press service of the State Border Service, the Kyrgyz citizen, born in 1979, resident of Azek village in Jalal-Abad oblast during the grazing of small cattle near the state border crossed the territory of Uzbekistan.
Border representative of Uzbekistan said that the Kyrgyz was discovered by the Uzbek border guards and tried to escape from the territory of Uzbekistan towards Kyrgyzstan.
The Uzbek side said that that the border guards of Uzbekistan were forced to use weapons, as the offender ignored preliminary calls and demands and because of the dark time of the day, the border guards could not determine does ne belong to the civilian population.
As a result, a Kyrgyz citizen was wounded in the hip area of his left leg.
After the detention, the victim was hospitalized in Chust district hospital in Namangan province of Uzbekistan. His state of health is currently satisfactory.
The border representatives of the Kyrgyz Republic immediately held negotiations with the border officials of Uzbekistan.
As a result of the negotiations, a decision was made to transfer the Kyrgyz citizen to the Kyrgyz side after the investigation is completed and his treatment is completed. At the same time, the Kyrgyz border representative has agreed that relatives have the opportunity to visit him in the hospital.
In addition, each of the parties will conduct its own investigation of what happened.
In order to prevent such incidents on the state border, the State Border Service of Kyrgyzstan conducts explanatory work among the population of the border areas.