Car explodes at Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan: 1 dead, 2 injured

A car has exploded after ramming the gates of the Chinese embassy in the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek, with at least one person killed, reports say.

Kyrgyz security officials quoted by the local AKIpress news agency described the blast as a terrorist attack.

The news agency also quoted the chief of security at the Chinese embassy as saying that no staff there had been injured.

The Russian TASS news agency says one person was killed, two were wounded.

Local reports say that the person killed was the driver of the car.

Kyrgyz security officials are at the scene conducting an investigation.

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