In Uzbekistan in the bus gas tank exploded, there are victims

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Five people were killed and another 21 injured in the explosion of a gas cylinder in the bus on the highway near Bukhara in Uzbekistan, said on Tuesday the Ministry of emergency situations of the Republic.

«On Tuesday at 8.30 am (7.30 GMT) on the highway Bukhara-qorovulbozor in the territory of the Kagan district of Bukhara region in the accident was an explosion of a gas cylinder in the bus in which there were 28 people. Four people died on the spot, another died in hospital», — stated in the message Telegram at channel MES.

According to the emergencies Ministry, five people were taken in serious condition in the Bukhara branch of the Republican scientific center of emergency medical care. The condition of seven is estimated as average weight, nine people were slightly injured, they were taken to the emergency room, Kagan city medical Association.

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