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Cause of fire at gas filling station in Batken found

According to preliminary data, the cause of the fire at the filling station in Lyailyak district, Batken region, was a fire in a warehouse, which was located near the station. The law enforcement agencies reported.

According to the version of the fire service, the fire first broke out in the warehouse and then spread to the gas filling station causing an explosion.

The owner of the warehouse, according to the information now checked by the police, is the mother of the fled deputy of the Parliament Askarbek Shadiev — Aisana Shadieva.

A criminal case was initiated under the article «Violation of Fire Safety Rules» of the Criminal Code of the Kyrgyz Republic on the fact.

Four persons have suffered in the fire. Three Tajik citizens were taken to a hospital; one Kyrgyz citizen was hospitalized in Kulundu village.