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08 Nov 2019 | 09:22 PM UTC

Tajikistan: Islamic State claims responsibility for November 5 attack on security checkpoint /update 1

Tajikistan News Alert

Islamic State (IS) claims responsibility for November 5 attack on border checkpoint; further attacks possible over the near term

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/8/2019, 12:00 AM until 11/9/2019, 11:59 PM (Asia/Dushanbe). COUNTRY/REGION Tajikistan

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The Islamic State (IS) claimed responsibility for the November 5 attack on a Tajik security checkpoint along the border with Uzbekistan. According to Tajikistan's National Security Committee, two security personnel were killed in the gun battle along with 15 militants. IS claimed to have killed at least 10 members of the Tajik security forces in the attack, which occurred 50 km (30 mi) southwest of Dushanbe.

Further militant attacks are possible in the area over the near term.


Individuals in the affected areas are advised to monitor developments to the situation, remain vigilant for militant activity, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities and their home governments.


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