Four killed in attacks in Kazakhstan's financial capital Almaty

An aerial view of Almaty, Kazakhstan's economic capitalThree police officers and one civilian were killed Monday following armed attacks on a police station and a security service office in Kazakhstan’s largest city Almaty, the interior ministry said. The detained man is accused of killing a local resident during a carjacking and attacking a police station at around 11 am (0500 GMT), shooting a police officer and taking his gun, said the statement. A woman who lives in the Almalinsky district of Almaty where the police station was attacked told AFP the situation in the city was “very tense”.

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