In recent days, riots broke out in parts of Kazakhstan, and gunfire was still heard on the 8th. The country has resolutely launched anti-terrorism operations. More than 4,000 terrorists have been arrested. Kazakhstan President Tokayev once again emphasized on the 8th that the mob must be eliminated. In addition, the former Kazakhstan Prime Minister Masimov was detained on suspicion of treason. He was just removed from his post as chairman of the National Security Council.
More than 4,000 terrorists were arrested
On the 5th, rioters attacked government agencies in many places in Kazakhstan. Kazakhstan President Tokayev issued a statement on the 7th, saying that Kazakhstan’s own country and foreign armed terrorists participated in the incident. A total of 20,000 criminals participated in the attack on Almaty.
According to a Russian satellite network reporter, there were still gunfire in the center of Almaty on the morning of January 8, and anti-terrorism operations were underway. Criminals hide in gardens and parks in the middle of the street, while citizens help the police find suspicious people.
In the early morning of the 8th local time, Tokayev posted a post on social media, reiterating that he would never negotiate with terrorists and that the mob must be eliminated.
The Ministry of Interior of Kazakhstan stated on the morning of the 8th that since the beginning of the riots, the security services have detained nearly 4,300 terrorists, including foreign citizens.
On January 6, local time, in the capital of Kazakhstan, Nur-Sultan, a number of military vehicles have been deployed in the city center and major urban roads to provide support for local security.Photo by China News Agency reporter Zhang Shuo
Former head of intelligence agency detained for treason
On the same day, the National Security Committee (KNB), the intelligence agency of Kazakhstan, issued a statement stating that its former chairman Massimov was detained on the 6th after being investigated on charges of treason.
The statement said: “On January 6 this year, the National Security Council launched a pre-trial investigation into the crime of treason.”
“On the same day, the former KNB chairman Masimov and others were detained in a temporary detention center on suspicion of committing this crime.”
Masimov was the prime minister of Kazakhstan twice, and then the chairman of the National Security Council of Kazakhstan. However, after rioters in Almaty, Kazakhstan’s largest city, stormed into the government building, Masimov was relieved of the chairman of the National Security Council. Job title.
Original title: Former Kazakhstan Prime Minister Masimov arrested for treason and thousands of terrorists arrested
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