Skirmish in Almaty rgn: 4 people in hospital
In Koktal township, a conflict broke out between two groups of local residents, Kazpravda.kz refers to the press service of Almaty region’s DP reporting.
“January 16 in Koktal, a conflict was registered between two groups of local residents. The conflicting parties used cold weapons and firearms, as a result of which four people were hospitalized, and the body of a 27-year-old man was found near the scene. It turned out that about ten people were involved in the incident, whose identities have already been identified by the police, and three of them were arrested,” the report says.
According to the DP press service, during the operational-search measures three more participants were detained, in respect of whom the district court authorized the arrest.
It is noted that two knives and three smooth-bore hunting rifles related to the incident were seized and attached to the case file as material evidence. The circumstances and cause of the conflict are being clarified.