Nazarbayev has called the attack shooting at police in Almaty


The President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has called a terrorist act attacks on the police and the Department of Committee of national security (KNB) in Almaty, which occurred Monday morning. The head of state said at the operational meeting of the security Council, which was convened in connection with recent events, reports the press service of the President’s residence of Kazakhstan in Akorda).

“Today in Almaty a terrorist act occurred, which, unfortunately, has again led to human victims”, – said Nazarbayev.

He also expressed condolences to the families of the victims and the victims instructed to provide them with appropriate psychological and material support. For law enforcement agencies Nazarbayev instructed to take “all necessary measures” to ensure the rule of law Alma-ATA.

In the attack on policemen, according to official figures, killed four people, including three guards and a local resident, and another seven were injured and were hospitalized.

However, Reuters, citing a medical source reports that killed six people and wounded eight. According to the interlocutor of Agency, among the victims were four policemen and one civilian.