Uzbek border guards shot dead Kyrgyz citizen
Almaty. November 13. KazTAG - In Zhalal-Abad oblast Uzbek border guards shot dead a citizen of Kyrgyzstan, informs KyrTAG referring to the State border service of Kyrgyz Republic Thursday.
«On November 13 2014, in a locality of Ozok of Ala-Buka district, Zhalal-Abad oblast, , border patrol of Uzbekistan applied weapon to a Kyrgyz citizen at the border of Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, as a result he was wounded and later died in a hospital on Uzbekistan territory», - says the statement.
According to preliminary info, the incident is linked with smuggling activity of the Kyrgyz citizen, who, allegedly, attempted to transport smuggled goods from Kyrgyzstan to Uzbekistan.
As the statement reports, the incident occurred on a disputed part of the state border.