Kyrgyzstan says 31 killed in clashes at Tajikistan border

About This Source - Al Jazeera English

The video item below is a piece of English language content from Al Jazeera. Al Jazeera is a Qatari state-funded broadcaster based in Doha, Qatar, owned by the Al Jazeera Media Network.

Recent from Al Jazeera English:

  • What’s at stake in Iran’s June 18 presidential election? | News Feed
  • Challenges impede war-ravaged Gaza’s reconstruction
  • Will the Iran nuclear deal remain on the table after election?
  • Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Kyrgyzstan says 31 killed in clashes at Tajikistan border” – below is their description.

    A ceasefire appears to be holding between Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan, after the heaviest fighting between the two countries in decades.

    On Thursday, dozens of people were killed and more than 150 injured at the disputed border.

    Al Jazeera’s Sara Khairat reports.

    Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel

    Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.

    In This Story: Kyrgyzstan

    Kyrgyzstan, officially the Kyrgyz Republic, also known as Kirghizia, is a landlocked country in Central Asia. It is bordered by Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and China. Its capital and largest city is Bishkek. Kyrgyzstan’s history spans a variety of cultures and empires.

    2 Recent Items: Kyrgyzstan

  • Efforts to end Tajikistan-Kyrgyzstan dispute with Russia as mediator
  • Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan conflict leaves disastrous trails
  • In This Story: Tajikistan

    Tajikistan is a country in Central Asia surrounded by Afghanistan, China, Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. It’s known for rugged mountains, popular for hiking and climbing. The Fann Mountains, near the national capital Dushanbe, have snow-capped peaks that rise over 5,000 meters. The range encompasses the Iskanderkulsky Nature Refuge, a notable bird habitat named for Iskanderkul, a turquoise lake formed by glaciers. 

    2 Recent Items: Tajikistan

  • Efforts to end Tajikistan-Kyrgyzstan dispute with Russia as mediator
  • Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan conflict leaves disastrous trails
  • Leave a Comment