2,098 reported missing in Kazakhstan

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The legal statistics and special records committee of the General Prosecutor’s Office continues to search for 10,178 people, of which 2,098 are reported missing, Kazinform News Agency learnt from the General Prosecutor’s Office.

The highest number of missing persons is recorded in Almaty with 278 followed by Karaganda region with 217, Pavlodar region with 170, and Almaty region with 152.

1,572 people left home and were never seen again, 73 persons disappeared with their vehicles, and 38 left homework and went missing.

Men are more likely to go missing (77%) aged from 30 to 49 years old through various events.

Besides, police also search for people absconding during the investigation or trial. Most of them are men (89%) aged 31-40 years old.

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