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Emergency exits at educational institutions to be checked in Bishkek

Unscheduled fire safety checks will be held at all educational institutions, regardless of the form of ownership. The Ministry of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic informed 24.kg news agency.

According to it, the draft order is already ready. Immediately after its signing, work will begin at schools, kindergartens and higher educational institutions. It is planned to conduct exercises among students in order they can leave the premises in case of evacuation calmly, without panic. All the shortcomings will be eliminated after the check.

The day before, representatives of the Ministry of Emergency Situations at a meeting with teachers offered to give additional classes on evacuation at the educational institutions.

According to the Deputy Chief of the Center for Training and Retraining of Rescuers of the Civil Protection of the Ministry, Minbolot Bekzhanov, emergency exits at many educational institutions in Bishkek are closed.