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Tajikistan Regrets Killing Of Uzbek Border Guard


http://gdb.rferl.org/631f9087-d4ae-4a92-b452-f18e2890e1be_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/631f9087-d4ae-4a92-b452-f18e2890e1be_mw800_mh600.jpg (RFE/RL) November 16, 2006 -- Tajikistan's border-guard service today admitted killing an Uzbek soldier on November 16 and expressed its regret at the incident.


Tajikistan says the incident occurred when a group of Uzbek border guards entered 150 meters into the country.


Tajikistan says its border guards opened fire after the Uzbeks failed to respond to warning shots.


(Avesta, Varorud)

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