BISHKEK, April 7 – RIA Novosti. Residents of Kyrgyzstan noticed a bright flash in the sky, possibly from a meteorite fall, eyewitnesses of the event told RIA Novosti.
According to them, the day before at about 23.00 (20.00 Moscow time), a sharply descending burning object appeared in the sky to the west of the capital, illuminating the entire sky with a bright flash. At the same time, no sounds were heard. The fall of the object was observed by residents of Bishkek and the Chui region of the republic. There is no exact information yet, whether it was a meteorite, a comet or an element of a satellite.
“We are clarifying the information what it was. According to preliminary data, there is no destruction on the territory of Kyrgyzstan,” the press service of the country's Emergencies Ministry told RIA Novosti on Wednesday.