Riots occurred at Shetpe railway station in Kazakhstan, one killed
Kazakhstan, Astana, Dec. 18 / Trend corr. K. Konyrova /
Hooligans set fire to the Shetpe station in Kazakhstan, 11 people injured, one died, said on Sunday the press service of the Prosecutor General of Kazakhstan.
According to the report, about 50 people blocked railway traffic on Saturday afternoon. In the train, which was delayed by hooligans, there were about 300 passengers.
"About 20 o'clock local time, police officers have taken steps to release the railroad tracks and suppression of criminal activities. However, about 50 hooligans had police resistance, set fire to a freight train locomotive, cars pelted with bottles of flammable liquids," - said in report.
After that, according to prosecutors, they set fire to a Christmas tree, smashed shop windows of the village and started throwing a bottles with flammable liquid and stones in Shetpe police.
"Given that the actions of hooligans were dangerous to life and health of civilians and police officers themselves, the police were forced to used a weapon. According to provisional data, in Mangistau regional hospital with gunshot wounds received 12 victims, of which one person died," - said in a statement .