Incident Summary:

11/8/2011: Unidentified assailants shot and wounded two police officers in Almaty city, Almaty province, Kazakhstan. Both officers died of their wounds before reaching the hospital. No group claimed responsibility for the incident and specific motive is unknown.

GTD ID:
201111080051

When:
2011-11-08

Country:
Kazakhstan

Region:
Central Asia

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Almaty Province

City:
Almaty

Location Details:
Rayymbek Avenue between Momyshuly Street and Sain Street in Almaty

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Police
Specific Description Maksat Dabylov and Galymzhan Abdirov, two police officers in Almaty
Nationality of Target Kazakhstan
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) No
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Other Crime Type
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Gunmen No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 2 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 2
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Two Kazakh police shot dead in ex-capital," Interfax-Kazakhstan News Agency, November 8, 2011."