Preparations for military operation in Khorugh are ongoing
According to a Pamir Daily News published on February 12, 2022, and a source of Russian political scientist Andrey Serenko, snipers have occupied positions in the mountains around Khorugh. The barricades at the checkpoints in town have been reinforced with sandbags. Additional security forces under the Ministry of the Interior have been brought to Khorugh. Police and traffic police are coercing state employees as well as drivers of shared taxis and public transport to sign a document which demands a special military operation against some "organized criminal groups in Khorugh".