BISHKEK, July 20 â€” RIA Novosti. Eight people were killed and two were injured in an accident on the highway “Bishkek â€” 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”, â€” 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.