Car Bomb Kills Three In Kyrgyzstan

At least three people, all reportedly Kyrgyz nationals, have been injured, after a car bomb was detonated, outside the Chinese embassy, in the capital of Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek.

A car driven by a suicide bomber has exploded after ramming the gates of the Chinese embassy in the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek, officials say.

The suicide bomber died and three embassy employees, all Kyrgyz nationals, were injured, Deputy PM Zhenish Razakov said.

The chief of security at the Chinese embassy said no Chinese citizens were hurt in the attack.

China’s foreign ministry condemned the incident as an “extreme and violent attack” and urged Kyrgyz authorities to conduct a thorough investigation.

No-one has yet said they were behind the attack.

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