Almaty

Market burned down in Almaty last night

The fire occurred last night in one of the Almaty markets, the city department of emergency situations reports. On the Kenzhekhan market, a one-story pavilion with cell phones caught fire, Sputnik Kazakhstan reports. The …

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Tire warehouse burns in Almaty

A major fire in a tire warehouse occurred in Almaty, the city department of emergency situations reports. The incident took place on Yrysty Street, near Ryskulov Avenue. A metal container with tires for recycling and vulcanization was …

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Warehouse with steel plastic products on fire in Almaty

The fire in the open-air bazaar in Almaty occurred in the warehouse with steel plastic products today. The Emergency Situations Committee of the Kazakh Interior Ministry is going to attract 2 rescue helicopters for fire fighting in the …

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Almaty hit by 3.7-magnitude earthquake

A 3.7-magnitude earthquake has been registered in the city of Almaty at 15:06 local time. The epicenter of the quake was located 5 km north of the city on the territory of Kazakhstan, according to the seismological …

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Car accident with shooting takes pace in Almaty

Almaty police are looking for a driver on the Gazelle, who started a fight with shooting on the road. According to a witness, the incident occurred in Zhetysusky district, along Pervomaiskaya neftebaza street. It is noted that the …

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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 …

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Fire breaks out in Almaty warehouse

A fire broke out in a warehouse of paint and varnish products in Almaty this morning at 7:45 am local time, spokesperson of the Almaty emergency situation department Sandugash Baimukhambetova said. The flame is …

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 Saparbek Tuyakbayev appointed Almaty deputy mayor

Saparbek Tuyakbayev has been appointed deputy mayor of the Kazakh city of Almaty. Born in 1979, he is a graduate of two universities in Turkey and Canada. Throughout his professional career Tuyakbayev held various posts …

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 Kazakhstan hit by 5.2-magnitude earthquake

A 5.2-magnitude earthquake hit Kazakhstan's Almaty region at night, according to the press service of the regional Ministry of Emergency Situations. The earthquake has been registered  at 01:15 local time 356 km north-east …

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Four injured in Almaty car accident

Four people were injured in a car accident in Kazakhstan. The accident occurred at the corner of Tole Bi and Yassaui streets in Almaty when Mercedes-Benz and Audi 100 collided.  The injured were taken to the nearest …

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Car crashes into bus in Almaty

Five people were injured as a result of a car accident with a minibus in Almaty. The accident occurred at the intersection of Ryskulov and Kazybayev streets. According to the witnesses to the accident, the driver of the Toyota …

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Car hits bus stop in Almaty, one person dies

One person died as a result of a car’s crash into a public transport stop in Almaty, the media report. According to eyewitnesses, a Toyota Corolla’s driver lost control on Tatibekov Street. As the result, the car hit the bus …

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Denis Ten's murders face 20 years in prison

The Almaty Prosecutor office demanded a 20-year sentence for the person accused in the murder of Kazakh figure skater Denis Ten. The trial began on December 25, 2018. Two men and a woman were charged in a …

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4.8 magnitude quake jolts 413 km away from Almaty

The Network of Seismic Stations recorded on November 21, 2018 an earthquake occurring at 7:02 p.m. Almaty time, Kazinform reported. The quake at a depth of 10 km was centered 413 km south-eastwards Almaty in the territory of China. Its …

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