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Suicide bomber attacks Chinese embassy in Kyrgyzstan

  • In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, people gather near the site of an explosion in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. Kyrgyzstan's deputy prime minister says a suicide bomber has rammed his car into the gate of the Chinese embassy compound in the capital Bishkek, detonating a bomb and injuring three embassy employees. (Chen Yao/Xinhua via AP)

    In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, people gather near the site of an explosion in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. Kyrgyzstan's deputy prime minister says a suicide bomber has rammed his car into the gate of the Chinese embassy compound in the capital Bishkek, detonating a bomb and injuring three embassy employees. (Chen Yao/Xinhua via AP)  (The Associated Press)

  • Kyrgyz police officers look at the Chinese Embassy in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. A suspected suicide bomber on Tuesday crashed a car through the entrance of the Chinese Embassy in the Kyrgyzstan capital of Bishkek, detonating a bomb that killed the attacker and wounded embassy employees. (AP Photo/ Vladimir Voronin)

    Kyrgyz police officers look at the Chinese Embassy in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. A suspected suicide bomber on Tuesday crashed a car through the entrance of the Chinese Embassy in the Kyrgyzstan capital of Bishkek, detonating a bomb that killed the attacker and wounded embassy employees. (AP Photo/ Vladimir Voronin)  (The Associated Press)

  • In this image made from a video provided by the Kloop Media Foundation, smoke rises above the Chinese Embassy in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. A suspected suicide bomber on Tuesday crashed a car through the entrance of the Chinese Embassy in the Kyrgyzstan capital of Bishkek, detonating a bomb that killed the attacker and wounded embassy employees. (Kloop Media Foundation photo via AP)

    In this image made from a video provided by the Kloop Media Foundation, smoke rises above the Chinese Embassy in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. A suspected suicide bomber on Tuesday crashed a car through the entrance of the Chinese Embassy in the Kyrgyzstan capital of Bishkek, detonating a bomb that killed the attacker and wounded embassy employees. (Kloop Media Foundation photo via AP)  (The Associated Press)

Kyrgyzstan's deputy prime minister says a suicide bomber has rammed his car into the gate of the Chinese embassy compound in the capital Bishkek, detonating a bomb and injuring three embassy employees.

Russian news agencies on Tuesday quoted the Central Asian country's health minister saying one person died and two more were injured in the blast.

The Interfax news agency quoted Deputy Prime Minister Zhenish Razakov as saying that the suicide bomber had rammed into the gate of the embassy, detonating the bomb. Razakov said the bomber died and three embassy employees, all Kyrgyz nations, were injured.