Almaty receives new telephone terrorism case
Kazakhstan, Astana, Aug.15 / Trend, A. Maratov /
Another case of telephone terrorism was documented in Almaty on Sunday, when an anonymous report was made of an explosive device on the Republic Square, the Ministry for Kazakh Emergency Situations said on Monday.
According to the ministry, an anonymous call was received Sunday evening about an explosive device placed on the square.
"The explosive device was not found during the special operations search", the ministry said.
The immediate response team included seven officers and three Almaty Emergency Situations Department emergency equipment units, who were involved in trying to eradicate the emergency.