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Several police killed in Kazakhstan shooting

Kazakhstan’s interior ministry says three policemen and one civilian have been killed in a series of shootings in the centre of the biggest city Almaty.

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Kazakhstan’s interior ministry says three policemen and one civilian have been killed in a series of shootings in the centre of the biggest city Almaty.

The attacks are said to have targeted police stations and the country’s special forces.

The government says the attacker, a 27-year-old, has been detained and that an accomplice is still at large.

It says the gunman also wounded two more policemen and is suspected of committing another murder last weekend.

A large anti-terrorist operation has been launched.