Mosque burns in Almaty
A non-working mosque was burning at night in Turksib district of Almaty, the official representative of the Emergency Situations Department of Almaty, Sandugash Baymukhambetova reported today.
The signal about the state of emergency arrived at the remote control of the emergency room at 11.14 pm local time the day before. The first fire brigade arrived at the scene after seven minutes.
"It was reported that a fire occurred at the address: 264, Baimaganbetov Street, Microdistrict Zhas Kanat. Upon arrival of the fire brigade service, it turned out that the roof of a non-functioning mosque was burning," Sputnik Kazakhstan quotes the representative of the Emergency Situations Department as saying.