Sounds of gunfire could be heard in various areas of the city, the report said.
It is reported that one of the wounded police officers has been brought to a hospital.
"A shootout near a district police department in Almaty. The Wahhabis," a social network user Mak Arnov wrote.
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Police have detained the attacker.
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