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Four Killed In South Kyrgyz Market Collapse

Authorities try to remove and sift through damage on November 3 after a roof collapsed at the Kara-Suu market in the Osh region of southern Kyrgyzstan.
Four people have been found dead in the ruins of a market in the southern Kyrgyz region of Osh following the collapse of a concrete floor on November 3.

Five people have been hospitalized, Kyrgyz officials said, and rescue operations are continuing.

The collapse occurred in the restrooms area of the Kara-Sui market, the largest market in southern Kyrgyzstan.

All of the victims were reported to be Kyrgyz nationals, although the market is usually crowded with merchants from neighboring Uzbekistan and China as well.

Based on reporting by Interfax and ITAR-TASS