A gun shop blast in the Kyrgyz capital of Bishkek has reportedly left one dead and three injured

Radio Liberty’s Kyrgyz Service, known locally as Radio Azzatyk, citing Kyrgyzstan’s Emergencies Ministry, says explosion and fire occurred in the “Target” gun shop in Bishkek in the morning of December 19.

As a result of the explosion and the fire, a 57-year-old shop assistant was killed and three others were injured and taken to a hospital. 

Three firefighting crews were involved in extinguishing the fire.  The cause of the explosion is under investigation.