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3 injured in suicide car bombing attack near Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan

Updated: 30 Aug 2016
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People gather near the explosion site in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, on Aug. 30, 2016. An explosion was heard in Bishkek on Tuesday, local media reported. (Xinhua/Chen Yao)
 
A car exploded in front of the Chinese embassy in the Kyrgyz capital Bishkek on Tuesday, causing casualties, authorities and witnesses said.
 
A Kyrgyz senior security officer told Xinhua that it was a suicide car bombing attack, in which the driver tried to ram the gate of the embassy compound.
 
The incident left three people injured, but their identities and nationalities are yet to be determined, he said, without offering more details.

Timeline
2016/8/30 14:06
Driver killed in car blast at Chinese embassy in Bishkek a "terrorist"; 3 embassy staff injured: Kyrgyz Deputy PM (People's Daily)
 
2016/8/30 14:00
Kyrgyz security officials quoted by @AKIpress described the blast at Chinese embassy in Bishkek as terrorist attack.
 
2016/8/30 13: 25
3 wounded in car explosion near Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan

A Kyrgyz senior security officer told Xinhua that it was a suicide car bombing attack, in which the driver tried to ram the gate of the embassy compound.
 
The incident left three people injured, but their identities and nationalities are yet to be determined, a Kyrgyz senior security officer told Xinhua.
 
2016/8/30   13: 20
Explosion heard in Kyrgyzstan's capital
 
An explosion was heard in Kyrgyzstan's capital of Bishkek on Tuesday, local media reported. And ambulance cars and law enforcement officers had already been sent to the scene.
 
SOURCE: Global Times
 
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