4 servicemen killed in Kazakhstan explosions

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Nur-Sultan [Kazakhstan], August 27 (ANI/Xinhua): Four servicemen were killed in a series of explosions in the southern Kazakh city of Taraz, said Kazakh Defense Minister Nurlan Yermekbayev on Friday.

A total of 28 people injured in the explosions were still being treated in hospital, Russian broadcaster RT said in an earlier report.

On Thursday, a fire at the ammunition warehouse in Taraz resulted in at least six explosions, leaving 66 people injured, it said.

There are no more explosions at the ammunition warehouse, but the fire is still raging, the Kazakh defense ministry was quoted as saying.

The causes of the incident are still unknown, said the ministry. (ANI/Xinhua)

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