VIDEO: Jihadist kills 7 in broad daylight in Taraz 13 ноября 2011, 00:16
The crime site. ©Tengrinews.kz
Seven people were killed in Taraz city in the south of Kazakhstan as a result of exchanged of fire and a blast, Tengrinews.kz reports citing Deputy Procurator General Nurmukhanbet Isayev. You can watch the video from the crime site shot right after the scermish here on our website and another video here on YouTube (authorization is required to view the content). According to Deputy Procurator Isayev, Mr. M. K. Kariyev, 34, a jihadist, who was earlier convicted in Taraz for grave crimes, committed several grave crimes that caused death of seven people, including five police officers. Three other police officers were wounded. “Kariyev made an armed assault killing two officers of the National Security Committee who were on outdoor surveillance mission tracking Kariyev. “Earlier, at about 11 in the morning, he had assaulted an owner of Mazda 626 car Mr. Zakirov: threatening him with a gun he took possession of his car. “At 11:35 a.m. Kariyev made an armed assault on an arms shop killing the shop’s guard Mr. Fedorchenko and mortally wounding the shops occasional visitor N. E. Orazbasov. He took two guns (Saiga and CZ) and some rounds from the shop. “Then he took possession of VAZ 21099 car killing two special security officers: police sergeants P.K. Ayamkulov and J. A. Baiseitov. He took their service weapons: Kalashnikov gun and Makarov gun. “After this he headed for his home, took RPG 26 grenade launcher. He drove to the regional Department of the National Security Committee and made one shot from the grenade launcher and several bursts from the automatic weapons aiming at the walls and windows of the building. The shots caused no victims of destructions. “On his way away from the shooting site at 12:45 a.m. Kariyev wounded two officers of mounted patrol. “At about 1:00 p.m. the criminal was wounded and apprehended by officers of road police battalion. Police sergeant S. S. Alashev was wounded in the shootout. During the attempt to neutralize him Kariyev blew himself up killing the commander of the platoon Captain G. Baitason on the spot,” Deputy Procurator General Nurmukhanbet Isayev said. A criminal case on terrorism and murder charges has been initiated. Special interdepartmental investigation group led by the Minister of Internal Affairs is investigating the incident.