Blast in private sector of Shymkent

SHYMKENT. July 16. KAZINFORM - An explosive device was planted under the gate of a house. According to the house's owner, after the blast the gates flew off the hinges and a parked "Volkswagen-Passat" car was damaged. There were no injuries.

By assumption of criminologists an improvised explosive device activated at the scene. Experts have found and seized as evidence the remains of a home-made bomb, various pieces of metal and other traces of the crime.

The woman said that it was not the first time when somebody tried to blow up the building she lived in. That kind of incidents happened several times in this part of Shymkent.

Criminal case under article 257 of the Criminal Code "hooliganism" has been opened. Investigation is being carried out.

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