Bishkek, Apr. 8, 2019. /Kabar/. An avalanche came down on 82 km of the Karakol-Enilchek highway on the Chon-Ashu pass in Ak-Suu region of Issyk-Kul oblast on April 7, at 4:40 pm. The road is closed, the press service of the Ministry of Transport and Roads of the Kyrgyz Republic reported.
The snow avalanche covered the bulldozer and Nissan pickup, as a result of which 2 employees were slightly injured. The volume of snow avalanche is 12 thousand cubic meters and it temporarily blocked the road.
The road cleaning activities have been started and the road will be open on April 9, the report said.