During the operation in the night of Monday, June 6, were killed five alleged members of a series of armed attacks in the city of Aktobe, according to “Kazakhstanskaya Pravda” with reference to the representative of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Kazakhstan. Just for June 5-6, according to the interior Ministry, killed nine of the attackers, killing six soldiers and civilians, at least another 11 people were injured.
“During the night of operatively-search actions during the arrest, and resisting, the officers were eliminated five criminals and two detained”, — quotes the edition of the representative of the Ministry of Almas Sadulaeva. According to him, seized a large part of the stolen on the eve of the weapon.
“The identities of all the criminals involved in the Commission of assaults, installed. Measures are taken for their search and detention. All the personnel of bodies of internal Affairs of the country transferred to the strengthened option of service”, — concluded the representative of the Ministry of interior.
Current date in Aktobe declared red level of danger. As reported from the city correspondent of “Interfax”, residents are asked unnecessarily to leave their homes. This recommendation came in the form of a running line on local TV channels. To conduct anti-terrorist operations residents were notified via SMS messages.
According to the correspondent of “Interfax”, cell phones in Aktobe is intermittent, Internet is missing. He also reported that over the city flying a helicopter.
According to the interior Ministry, the events in Aktobe began the day before, on 5 June, when a group of religious extremists attacked the weapon shop “Pallada” to obtain weapons. The seller managed to press the button of a disturbing call, but the criminals inflicted many stab wounds from which he died on the spot. On a call there arrived two employees of a private security company “Gedel Kuzet”, of which he was killed by criminals, the other wounded. Then arrived a police squad, which the criminals put up armed resistance. “During the shooting, three policemen were shot and wounded, but the criminals managed to capture the patrol car”, — said Sadabaev.
Police believe the attackers stole from the store 17 firearms: three 14 rifled and smooth-bore hunting rifles, three gas guns, ammo and knives. This is not the final data, shop inventory, the number of stolen firearms and ammunition specified. “After the attack on the shop “Pallada” armed criminals were divided into two groups. One group of criminals six people in a stolen patrol car was attacked by another gun shop “Panther”, where he stabbed two visitors, one of whom was killed, the other wounded. During the firefight, three criminals were eliminated, one was wounded and arrested, the two criminals managed to escape. They were later discovered outside the city and eliminated,” — said the representative of the Ministry of interior.
The second group of attackers took the bus to the passengers they dropped off the people and rammed through a bus captured by gates of the military unit 6655 of the national guard. Having got on the territory of the attackers got into a firefight with the military outfit and the arrived police officers. “Having met the resistance, one group of criminals was blocked, and another was forced to escape, leaving the part,” — said the interior Ministry.
Yesterday, the government reported four killed by alleged participants in the attacks in Aktobe. Thus, the number of victims of “extremists” has increased to nine.