Russia beefs up Tajikistan base with attack helicopters: report

Reuters News
Posted: Oct 07, 2015 5:04 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has deployed Mi-24P attack helicopters to reinforce its military base in Tajikistan, Interfax news agency quoted the Russian defense ministry as saying in a statement.

Tajikistan shares a border with Afghanistan, where there has been a flare-up in Taliban activity in the past few weeks.

(Reporting by Alexander Winning; Writing by Christian Lowe)