Three explosions in central Bishkek: one dead, fifteen injured

Three explosions in central Bishkek: one dead, fifteen injured

One person died and fifteen were injured following three explosions in a cafe in the centre of Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek, today.

The first explosion was followed by two more, and a fire broke out. Firefighters are working at the scene.

Urgent medical help centre director Iskender Shayakhmetov said that the deceased person was an employee at the cafe. He died immediately after suffering burns.

Two people were evacuated, but the exact number of those injured has not been made public yet, Sputnik reported.

According to firefighters' preliminary data, gas cylinders installed in the cafe may have exploded.

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