50,000 Kyrgyz Refugees Left Without Living Conditions at Border with Uzbekistan


BISHKEK, June 14 (Itar-Tass) — More refugees from Kyrgyzstan are heading towards the Kyrgyz-Uzbek border, the 24.kg news agency said on Monday.

According to the news agency, some 50,000 refugees seeking to flee Kyrgyzstan have gathered near the settlement of Baltakazyk of the Suzak district.

“People are heading towards the border. They are mainly women with children and the aged. Men over 16 years of age are not let to the border. The refugees lack basic living conditions – food and drink. They have to drink from irrigation ditches. An infant died yesterday due to lack of food and medical assistance,” a witness told the news agency.

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