BISHKEK, January 23. /ITAR-TASS/. Kyrgyzstan’s Prime Minister Zhatoro Satybaldiyev has instructed law enforcement structures to neutralise an armed gang, which has penetrated into the territory of the republic, government spokesman Melis Erzhigitov told Itar-Tass on Thursday.
“The prime minister has instructed to use all means and forces in order to neutralize the armed group,” Erzhigitov said.
About 10 people penetrated into hunting’s territory in Issyk-Kul District, which borders China, on Thursday, January 23. When border guards arrived on the spot criminals opened fire at them. During the clashes, two bandits were killed and the rest were succeeded in containing at a heating facility.
According to latest reports, special units of border guards and interior officers have been sent to the area. The headquarters have been set up to clarify the situation in Issyk-Kul District. “All circumstances are being studied now,” the Kyrgyz Border Guard Service reported.