Four miners died of gas poisoning in southern Kyrgyzstan, press service of the Ministry of Emergencies reported.
According to the ministry, the accident occurred near Sulukta town in Batken region.
According to preliminary information, a gas leak occurred in the coalmine, resulting in the death of four miners.
The Ministry of Emergency Situations added that the bodies of the dead had been already lifted to the surface and handed over to relatives. Two of the dead were siblings. (24.kg/Ukrainian metal)