Death toll reaches 17 in Kazakhstan attack

Kazakhstan Freedom Army has taken the responsibility

Death toll from anti-terrorist raid in Aktobe reached 17 people: 11 terrorists, 3 civilians and 3 soldiers, spokesperson for the Interior Ministry of Kazakhstan Almas Sadubayev told a press briefing on Monday, Report informs citing the 'Radio Svoboda', Kazakh Ministry of Internal Affairs said.

According to the information, the suspected militants divided into two groups after arms attack on Pallada gun shop: one group of 6 criminals with stolen weapons attacked another weapon shop in Aktobe called "Panther" stabbing two visitors, one of whom has died. The second was hospitalized.

During a shootout with policemen near Panther gun shop, three criminals were destroyev, one wounded and arrested, and two criminals fled the scene. Later on, they have been captured outside the city and killed during detention.

The second group of criminals hijacked a shuttle bus with no passengers. On hijacked bus, the criminals broke the gate of #6655 unit of the National Guard of Kazakhstan. During resistance, a part of the group has been blocked, another part managed to escape.

During the shooting, one of the criminals was killed and another wounded. Three National Guard soldiers were killed and 6 wounded.

5 people were detained during manhunt on Pallada gun shop attack suspects.

In the night from June 5 to June 6, 5 militants were killed and 2 detained. All of the attackers have been identified, police said.

Kazakhstan Freedom Army has taken the responsibility for it. 

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