Policeman wounded in armed attack in Almaty dies

ALMATY. July 31. KAZINFORM Lieutenant Yernaz Kozhakhmetov wounded by armed criminals last Saturday (July 28) in Almaty passed away at 1:00 a.m. at the intensive care unit of clinic #4 of the city, Almaty police informs.

As was reported earlier on July 28 at 09.00 a.m. the police patrol noticed a suspicious car in Bekmakhan Street in Turksybsky district in Almaty city. When the police tried to approach the car, unknown persons committed an armed attack on police officers. One of the policemen Yerzhan Kairakbayev died of head injury right at the scene. His colleague lieutenant Yernaz Kozhakhmetov was hospitalized with heavy injuries.

The young police officer will be laid to rest in Bakanas settlement of Almaty region.

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