The murderers of 16 Chinese citizens and 4 Kyrgyz nationals have been identified, Kyrgyz Deputy Interior Minister Bolotbek Nogoibayev told a press conference on Thursday.
"The Kyrgyz police have identified the murderers as two citizens of China, who are now wanted," he said.
The initial motive seen behind the murder, robbery, has not been confirmed, Nogoibayev told Interfax.
The twenty victims were riding a bus en route from Bishkek to China in March. After they were murdered, the bus containing their bodies was burned.
Interfax, July 03, 2003