In the South of Tajikistan on July 29, the car drove into a group of foreign tourists who traveled the country by Bicycle. Three of them died on the spot, another wounded died in hospital. Among the victims were two U.S. citizens, and also citizens of Switzerland and the Netherlands.
Three more victims hospitalized. Police reported that a number of the suspects in the hit found in the village of Corbaloc Khatlon region, during the arrest, two of them killed, one detained. According to local law enforcement officers, others suspected of involvement in the attack looking for.
According to “Radio Liberty”, the government organized the inspection of vehicles on all roads of the region where the tragedy occurred. Law enforcement officers carefully check, including the vehicles of their colleagues.
The President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon, 30 Jul expressed condolences to his counterparts in the United States, Switzerland and the Netherlands, and vowed to find the perpetrators of the attack and bring them to justice.
2018 in Tajikistan declared the year of tourism. According to official data, the number of foreign tourists in the first five months of this year, profits in Tajikistan has exceeded 900 thousand people, which is four times more compared to the same period last year.