Aktobe attack trial starts in Kazakhstan
The specialized inter-district criminal court of Kazakhstan's Aktobe region has started the most high-profile terrorism trial in the Aktobe attack of June 5.
29 suspects appeared in the hearings on charges of committing a number of criminal offenses, including the direct involvement in the terrorist attack.
18 of them are suspected of failure to report a criminal intention, and two - of harboring crime, AKIpress reports.
27 lawyers are there represent the interests of the suspects. 48 persons are witnesses and 88 people are the victims of the attack.
On June 5, a group of armed men attacked two gun shops and a military unit in Aktobe, killing 4 civilians and 3 soldiers.