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War & Terrorism, Kyrgyzstan


On August 30, a powerful explosion occurred near the building of the Chinese Embassy in Kyrgyzstan, which is located in Bishkek. As a result, one person was killed and three people were injured. According to the Department of Internal Affairs of the republic's capital, on August 30, at about 10 am local time (or about 7 pm Moscow time), an unknown person in a car made an attempt to ram the gates of the embassy complex, which resulted in an explosion. The criminal died on the spot; two security guards of the embassy were injured.



Anti-terrorist command-staff maneuvers under the name “Anti-terror-2014” were held in the petroleum depot territory in the Dmitrevka village of the Ysyk-Ata district of Kyrgyzstan on Thursday, May 15. This event was organized by the Anti-terrorist center of the State Committee of National Security of the Republic together with subjects of anti-terrorist activity of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the State Border Service, the Ministry of Defense, the Emergencies Ministry, the Ministry of Health and local governments.



Activities of 14 faith-based organizations were stopped in Kyrgyzstan, as the judicial authorities of the republic declared them to be extremist, terrorist or destructive. So reads the draft Concept of State Policy on religious matters. In particular, the document states that for nine years, from 2003 to 2012, the Republic's courts of various instances prohibited the activities of such terrorist, extremist and destructive organizations as The Taliban, Al-Qaeda, Hizb ut-Tahrir, Zhayshul Mahdi and several others.



Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev lifted the state of emergency in Jeti-Oguz district of Issyk-Kul region, the presidential press-service reported.

This decision was taken following normalization of the situation in the area and on the proposals from regional authorities and Defense Council.


The territory of the KC-135 Stratotanker tanker's crash site in the Chui regions is cordoned off by the American military servicemen from the air base.

The U.S. military servicemen carry out the cleaning of the territory, collect aircraft wreckage and continue to search for the third member of the crew, Deputy Mayor of the Panfilov district Kanat Davletov said, KyrTAG reported.


Some 37 out of 39 conscripts from military unit N702 of the Kyrgyz Interior Ministry stationed in Bishkek were found and returned to the unit, CA-news reported on Tuesday.

As the Interior Ministry said, military prosecutors are currently investigating this issue.

According to the statement, two conscripts who have not return, made a phone call to the military unit informing about their intention to come back.


Kyrgyz border guard Kulbarat uulu Balban who shot five people was killed during arrest, reported referring to Kyrgyz Military Prosecutor's Office.

The soldier was found on Monday at about 6.15 in one of gorges of Kyrgyzstan's Issyk-Kul region.

"The suspect showed resistance during the arrest and was killed as a result," Military Prosecutor's Office said.

A criminal case under articles "Murder", "Illegal occupation of a car or other motor-vehicle" "Theft of firearms" and "Desertion" was filed on the incident.


A soldier serving with Kyrgyzstan's border troops command killed five colleagues manning a post with him on the Central Asian nation's international border, dpa reported quoted officials as said on Monday.

The killings took place on Sunday and a search is in progress for the suspect in Kyrgyzstan's Issyk-Kul district, some 200 kilometres east of the capital Bishkek, a statement from Kyrgyzstan's border troops command said.

The report did not give details on possible motives for the attack. Kygryzstan's Issyl-Kul district borders Kazakhstan and China.


Skirmish happened on Kyrgyz-Uzbek border, a frontier guard killed in Kyrgyzstan, two people wounded, KirTAG reported citing spokesman of SCNS KR border forces Gulmira Borubaeva on Tuesday.

"In Bulak-Bashi area Alabuka district of Jalal-Abad region skirmish was happened between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan. According to preliminary data, one soldier killed from Kyrgyz side, two residents were injured" - said Borubayeva.

According to her, border incident occurred on Tuesday at 17.20.


Representatives of Kyrgyzstan have held discussions in Bishkek with the UK Minister of State for the Armed Forces Nick Harvey over the possibility of development of the northern route of delivery of military equipment to Afghanistan and back, the Kyrgyz Defence Ministry told a correspondent of the ITAR-TASS news agency