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Police officer killed in hit-and-run crash near Bishkek

A policeman was killed in hit-and-run crash on Bishkek-Torugart bypass road. Press service of the Ministry of Internal Affairs reported.

The traffic accident happened tonight.

«The investigative group of Issyk-Ata Department of Internal Affairs, who visited the scene of the accident, found out that it was committed at about 01.00 in Alga village. The driver fled from the scene. The victim died at the scene from injuries,» the press service said.

The victim is Kunbolot Kasymbekov, an operative officer of the criminal police unit of the Department of Internal Affairs of Naryn region. He came to Bishkek for medical examination of his son, the Interior Ministry reported.