Dushanbe, Four tourists were killed and two others
wounded in an armed attack in Tajikistan.
“The suspects were carrying knives and firearms in their attack,
which resulted in the death of tourists from the United States,
Switzerland and the Netherlands”, said Interior Minister Ramadan
Rahimzadeh today in a press statement. He added that the authorities
are currently studying all the possibilities behind the incident, including
the “terrorist act” hypothesis.
Authorities in Tajikistan said earlier that the four tourists were killed in
a “traffic accident ” in a rural area 90 km southeast of the capital
The Tajik Interior Minister said two suspects were killed after “resisting
arrest” while four others were arrested.
For its part, the US embassy in Tajikistan affirmed the killing of two
of its nationals during the incident, without revealing their identities.
Source: Oman News Agency