Armed militants attacked Almaty from three directions – Kazakh President

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Armed militants attacked Almaty from three directions – Kazakh President

Kassym-Jomart Tokayev: At the first stage, peaceful protests took place. Then, in particular, political rallies were held in Almaty, after which armed militants attacked the city like a huge flock of hyenas from three directions

Photo: International News Agency “Kazinform”

Armed militants attacked Almaty from three directions, Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said, Trend reports via Kazinform.

Tokayev made the statement speaking at an extraordinary session of the Collective Security Council of CSTO (Collective Security Treaty Organization).

„At the first stage, peaceful protests took place. Then, in particular, political rallies were held in Almaty, after which armed militants attacked the city like a huge flock of hyenas from three directions“, he noted.

According to the president, at first the militants pretended to be peaceful demonstrators, misleading the law enforcement officers and even residents of the city.

“Then events began which will probably go down in history as the Almaty tragedy”, added Tokayev.

Source: Trend.az via International News Agency “Kazinform” https://en.trend.az/casia/kazakhstan/3538796.html