Monday, July 18 2016 10:46 EEST
Three officers were reportedly killed after a shootout near a district police department in the city of Almaty, Kazakhstan
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Sounds of gunfire could be heard in various areas of the city, according to

It is reported that one of the wounded police officers has been brought to a hospital, Unian reports. 

'A shootout near a district police department in Almaty. The Wahhabis,' a social network user Mak Arnov wrote.

According to recent reports, at least one policeman was killed. His body was seen lying in the middle of the road.

Police have detained the attacker. 

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