Among the injured in a mass fight in the South of the Russians there. This was reported in the Embassy of the Russian Federation. Riots occurred last night in Zhambyl region. About 70 people have started to sort things out, then they were joined by another 300 people. A fight broke out. In the end, eight people were killed and more than 40 are now in hospital. What was the cause and what is the situation in the region today?
According to the official version, the cause of mass slaughter in several villages in the South of Kazakhstan has become a banal domestic conflict. While investigators continue to establish the details, citizens are urged to refrain from spreading rumours and speculation, not to aggravate the situation and provoke violence.
Clashes between residents of several villages of Zhambyl region began the day before. The critical point, the conflict reached at seven o’clock. The approximate chronology of events and details of the incident leads the Minister of internal Affairs of Kazakhstan Yerlan Turgumbayev said:
“on 7 February at 19 o’clock the police received a report that on the outskirts of the village of Masanchi gathered about 70 aggressive locals, between which out of hooliganism, started a group fight.”
it is Reported that witnesses of the conflict was filming the video through instant messengers and social networks they encouraged citizens to illegal actions. Rests provocateurs in this ethnic factor. This led to the escalation of the conflict: the number of participants of the fight has increased from 70 to several hundred.
In the course went metal objects, stones, firearms. Later conflicts were also covered auhatty and the village of bulan-Batyr. From the actions of the angry mob were injured and arrived at the scene the police. Just reported about eight victims, burned or destroyed 30 homes and shops, destroyed dozens of cars. An official statement appealed to the President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev.
“there have Been clashes and fights between locals. This situation was exploited by provocateurs. Unfortunately, there are dead and wounded. I Express my sincere condolences to the families of the deceased citizens. Wish a speedy recovery to the injured. Currently the situation is under police control. Governments need to take urgent measures on elimination of consequences of this serious incident.”
Only towards the morning the conflict managed to be extinguished completely. Detained 47 people, they seized two hunting rifles. Pre-trial investigation is carried under articles: organization and participation in mass riots and murder.