In Kyrgyzstan, eight people were killed in a major accident

BISHKEK, July 20 — RIA Novosti. Eight people were killed and two were injured in an accident on the highway “Bishkek — Osh”, Kyrgyzstan, reported the press service of the emergencies Ministry of the Republic.

“As a result of the accident killed eight people, two people hospitalized, at the place of work of rescue services”, — stated in the message.

According to the press service, the accident occurred around 6 a.m. (GMT) in the town of Tash-Kumyr. According to preliminary data, the truck MAN collided with two minivans.

The highway Bishkek-Osh length of over 600 kilometers is the only land corridor linking the Northern and southern regions of Kyrgyzstan. The route passes through mountain roads at a height of more than three kilometers above sea level.