On Monday, January 14, officials in Kazakhstan announced that security forces dismantled a terrorist cell and arrested several suspected militants in Almaty on Thursday, January 10. According to local sources, the suspects had alleged ties to the Islamic State (IS) group and were planning on carrying out attacks in Kazakhstan. A heightened security presence is anticipated in Almaty in the coming days.
Individuals in Kazakhstan are advised to remain vigilant and report any suspicious objects or behavior to the authorities.
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