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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Bodies Discovered




BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan -- Emergency workers located the bodies of 20 people killed in a helicopter crash in the mountains of Kyrgyzstan on June 25, the Kyrgyz emergency situations minister said.


The wreckage was found Saturday evening after a 10-day search about 60 kilometers from Karakol on a mountain pass about 4,500 meters above sea level, Sultan Urmanayev said Sunday. The crash site is about 320 kilometers east of Kyrgyzstan's capital, Bishkek.


All the victims were killed instantly, he said.