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AKIPRESS.COM - Deputy Prime Minister Temir Jumakadyrov has today died in a car crash near Bishkek, authorities said.
His driver and assistant also died in a head-on collision of Toyota Landcruiser with the truck that occurred on the 36km of Bishkek - Kara-Balta road in Sadovoye village at around 7:30 am GMT+6.
The truck driver was hospitalized.
Jumakadyrov, former chief of Security Council, was on his way to Talas for checking the polls' readiness for Oct.15 elections.
He was only 38.