Mental patient stabs 2 Russian servicemen in Tajikistan – Tajik Interior Ministry

Mental patient stabs 2 Russian servicemen in Tajikistan – Tajik Interior Ministry
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  • calendar-gray 21 September 2019

 A mental patient injured two off-duty Russian servicemen in the southwestern Tajikistani city of Bokhtar on Saturday, according to the Central Asian nation’s Interior Ministry, APA rpeorts quoting Reuters.

"Two service members from the Bokhtar-quartered unit of the 201st Russian military base… were attacked by a mentally unstable resident of Bokhtar, who inflicted several stab wounds on them," a source in the ministry said.

The assailant, they said, is an outpatient of a psychiatric clinic. The wounded personnel were taken to a hospital in Tajikistan’s capital of Dushanbe. Their condition is not known.

Kənan Hacıyev

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