A police investigator examines a Kalashnikov machine gun at ...
Nov 12th, 2011
(Reuters) - A police investigator examines a Kalashnikov machine gun at the site of an attack in Taraz in this still image taken from video, November 12, 2011. An Islamist militant killed seven people in running battles with security forces in a southern Kazakh city on Saturday, the latest in a series of attacks on the oil-producing state that was long seen as the most peaceful in Central Asia. The prosecutor-general's office said a 34-year-old "follower of jihadism" killed four members of the security forces and two civilians in gun battles in the city of Taraz. He blew himself up when cornered, killing another policeman. REUTERS/Reuters TV (KAZAKHSTAN - Tags: CRIME LAW) -
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