Media report: Fire on Kazakh frontier kills 8-15 soldiers

Kazakhstan Materials 31 May 2012 10:40 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, May 31 / Trend E. Kosolapova/

Fire occurred on the frontier in the Kazakh Almaty region, Kazakh media outlets reported on Thursday. According to various sources, from 8 to 15 soldiers died as a result of the fire.

An attack on border post or hazing is considered as a possible version of the incident, Ca-news reported with reference to the first channel of Eurasia.

A government commission has left for the scene, Novosti-Kazakhstan reported with reference to Channel 31.

Currently, the National Security Committee is holding a meeting in the Border Service. Following this meeting an official report on this incident will be issued.

According to Interfax, weapons disappeared from the frontier following the fire.