BISHKEK, May 26 (RIA Novosti) - Kyrgyzstan's Interior
Ministry has reported a shootout across the border in
Uzbekistan's Andijan province, and believes several people are
The shots were heard on Tuesday coming from Khanabad,
where Uzbek media earlier reported riots were taking place. The
border has been closed.
"From the Kyrgyz side near the border crossing, traces of
blood can be seen on the territory of the neighboring state," a
ministry spokesman told RIA Novosti.
"The situation in the area is currently being clarified,"