Gunmen Kills Three Police, Civilian In Kazakhstan

At least three police officers and a civilian have been killed, after gunmen attacked a police station, in the country’s commercial capital, Almaty.

Gunmen have killed three police officers and a member of the public in Kazakhstan’s commercial capital, Almaty, officials say.

One attacker, 27, has been captured but an accomplice is still at large, the interior ministry said in a statement.

The government has raised the terror threat level but not said who was behind the attack.

Oil-rich Kazakhstan has recently seen rare protests and violent acts by people angry at proposed land reforms.

Two gunmen attacked a police station in central Almaty, killing the three police officers in an exchange of fire, police said. As they fled the scene, one of the gunmen shot and killed a local resident before hijacking his car.

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