At the same time, it is specified that the driver of the gas carrier is alive and hospitalized.

As a result of the explosion of a gas carrier on the Dushanbe-Chanak highway, 3 people died, 4 people were hospitalized with injuries. This was reported by the IRS.

The company denied the information that the car crashed into the Asian Express bus and that the driver died.

"The truck driver is alive and in the hospital", - the source noted.

There were 17 tourists from the Netherlands on the bus. They are all alive, the company said.

It is reported that representatives of all responsible departments are at the scene of the incident, an investigation is underway.

The road remains closed.