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Police opens criminal case on Osh market fire

A criminal case was initiated on the fact of fire in Osh market in Bishkek. The Central Internal Affairs Directorate of the capital informed 24.kg news agency.

Crime scene team is working on the site of the fire. «The case was opened under the Articles «Deliberate destruction and damage of property» and «Violation of fire safety rules» of the Criminal Code of the Kyrgyz Republic,» the Central Internal Affairs Directorate reported.

The third major fire since the beginning of the year hit Osh market in Bishkek today. The area of ​​fire, according to preliminary data, reached 2,500 square meters.