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Kazakh President awards two foresters for bravery

25 July 2019 12:45

NUR-SULTAN. KAZINFORM – Head of State Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has awarded two foresters Kanysh Nurtazinov and Samat Ospanov with state awards Aibyn 1st degree order and Aibyn 2nd degree order for fending off poachers, Kazinform has learnt from the press service of Akorda.

The corresponding decree was signed on July 25.

Unfortunately, Kanysh Nurtazinov died of the injuries he had sustained during the incident and was awarded with the Aibyn 1st degree order posthumously. He leaves behind four children – a son and three daughters. The other forester Samat Ospanov survived after sustaining the gunshot wounds.

The incident happened on Tuesday in Zharkain district of Akmola region.