"Extremists" attacking Kazakh city, army joins security operation - police chief


Reuters | Almaty | Updated: 05-01-2022 16:12 IST | Created: 05-01-2022 16:12 IST
"Extremists" attacking Kazakh city, army joins security operation - police chief
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"Extremists and radicals" are attacking Kazakhstan's biggest city, Almaty, and have beaten up 500 civilians and ransacked hundreds of businesses, the city's police chief said on Wednesday.

Police, National Guard and army units are involved in the security operation in the city, police chief Kanat Taimerdenov said in a statement on the second day of clashes between protesters and security forces.

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