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Mudflow covers truck in Jalal-Abad region

A truck was covered by a mudflow in Jalal-Abad region of Kyrgyzstan. Press service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Kyrgyzstan reported.

According to it, a mudflow, carrying stones and small stones, came down from the gorge on May 16 at 10.00 pm at Kosh-Kopyuro section (26–32nd kilometers) of Ala-Buka — Jany-Bazar — Kirovka road. A driver and a passenger were inside the truck at the moment, they were not injured.

In addition, two passenger cars were covered by the mudflow, the report said.

Currently, the passage along Ala-Buka — Jany-Bazar — Kirovka road is blocked from two sides. Clearing works have been carried out since May 17.