: Police kills five suspects in Kazakhstan terrorist attacks

14:42 Jun. 10, 2016

Police kills five suspects in Kazakhstan terrorist attacks

In this Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011 file photo, a Kazakh riot police officer patrols in center of Zhanaozen, Kazakhstan. (AP Photo)

Security forces still looking for more culprits

Five terrorists have been killed in an anti-terrorist operation in Aktoba, Kazakhstan, reports the National Security Committee. Two police officers have been wounded in shooting.

A special forces unit stormed an apartment and killed four suspects after they refused to surrender and opened fire, the KNB said in a statement. There were no casualties among civilians or security forces.

Another man described as "the terrorists' accomplice" opened fire on police in the street, lightly wounding two, and was killed in return fire.

Six people, including two Kazakh soldiers, one shop assistant and three attackers, were killed and 11 were wounded in June 5 multiple shootings in the city of Aktobe in the west of Kazakhstan.

As of June 9, police is searching for nine culprits responsible for the attacks.

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