The spokesperson for the crisis center in the city of Saltanat Azyrbek said in an interview broadcast by Khabar 24 TV channel on Sunday that Kazakh law enforcement forces arrested 852 rioters in Almaty, including those who attacked the police station.
“In total, 852 participants in terrorist acts, mass riots, robbery and other crimes have been arrested since the beginning of the terrorist operation,” she said, adding that “among those arrested were active participants in the attack on a building. Overnight in the Almaty Police Administrative Department on January 6. “
The spokesman indicated that the attack on the police station building was planned by rioters.