Attack in Tajikistan Linked to ISIS

November 12, 2015 by Janelle P in Middle East

Two months ago, at the entrance to the city of Dushanbe, there was an armed attack on a police checkpoint. This was reported by a source in the Tajik Internal Affairs Ministry.

“At about 5:50 pm, the unknown armed group opened fire at the police checkpoint in the east of Dushanbe, at the entrance to the city of Dushanbe from the city of Vakhdat,” said a source in Ministry of Internal Affairs.

According to official information, all the policemen who were at the checkpoint died, their number was not specified.

“Unknown armed men in a car fled to the city of Vakhdat. The security forces pursuing them,” said the source of Radio Ozodi.

According to one of the versions, the attackers are members of the Islamic Party, connected with ISIS.

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