BISHKEK -- One person has been killed by a massive landslide in Kyrgyzstan's southern region of Jalal-Abad, RFE/RL's Kyrgyz Service reports.
The May 11 landslide occurred on the mountainous Bishkek-Osh highway, the only road between the capital and Osh, the country's second-largest city.
Kyrgyz Emergency Situations Ministry press secretary Abdisharip Bekilov told RFE/RL that the body of Anarbai Sharshenov, 56, was recovered on May 12.
Ministry rescue teams are clearing the highway. Nearby villages have been evacuated. Read more in Kyrgyz here