Suicide bomber targets Kazakh state security building

May 17th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS  

Astana, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A suicide bomber blew himself up Tuesday outside a regional security building in the western Kazakh city of Aktyubinsk, a police source said.

Only the bomber was killed in the bombing.

A spokesman for Kazakhstan’s Prosecutor General’s Office said it would hold a news briefing in a few hours.

Terrorist attacks are rare in the Central Asian state, which has been ruled by the former Soviet-era leader Nursultan Nazarbayev since independence in 1991.

–IANS/RIA Novosti

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