03 May 2013, 16:11
URGENT: American KC-135 tanker crashes in Kyrgyzstan
ASTANA. May 3. KAZINFORM - An airplane fell to three parts in Chui oblast of Kyrgyzstan this afternoon. According to AKIpress all five on board the plane have been killed. It is unknown what countries the passengers came from.
According to witnesses, the plane broke apart in the sky into three pieces and fell to the ground near the village of Chon aryk. Now the plane is continuing to burn, about 160km (100 miles) west of the US Transit Center at Manas.
Previously Transit Center named "Manas" has not confirmed the plane crash.
Doctors left for the place of the crash.
According to the preliminary reports, the crew of the aircraft consisted of 5 people.
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Flooding hits a village in E Kazakhstan, forces residents to evacuate
UST KAMENOGORSK. KAZINFORM - Dozens of residents of Kopa village in Ayagoz district were forced to evacuate and seek refuge in shelters as their houses were hammered by flooding early Friday morning.