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Bishkek-Osh road to be closed at 9.00 pm

The Bishkek-Osh road will be closed for all types of vehicles from 9.00 pm to 6.00 am at the post in Sosnovka, as well as from Talas and Jalal-Abad regions side. Press service of the Ministry of Transport of the Kyrgyz Republic reported.

Such a decision was made to avoid accidents due to changes in weather conditions and forced descent of avalanches by the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Kyrgyz Republic.

The Road Safety Department of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic asks not to travel at night.

According to the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Kyrgyz Republic, due to unstable weather from March 19 to March 22, there is a treat of avalanches and snow drifts in mountainous areas and on Bishkek — Osh, Ala-Buka — Kanysh-Kiya, Krasnaya Gorka — Ak-Tash, Bishkek — Naryn — Torugart , Kazarman — Aktal — Chat, Aral — Suusamyr, Myrza-Ake — Kara-Kuldzha — Alaykuu, Karakol — Enilchek roads.

It is necessary to strictly observe the distance between vehicles of 500 meters on the roads when driving through avalanche-prone areas.