A police official in Kazakhstan’s largest city said on Thursday that dozens of people were killed in the attack on government buildings.
Moscow-A police official in Kazakhstan’s largest city said on Thursday that dozens of people were killed in an attack on a government building.
Police spokesman Saltanat Azirbek said on Thursday that someone tried to attack buildings in Almaty at night and that “dozens of attackers were cleared.” The city Wednesday, including confiscated The mayor’s building that was set on fire.
Kazakhstan is experiencing the worst street protests since the country gained independence 30 years ago. The government building was set on fire, and at least eight law enforcement officers were also killed.
The Russian-led Military Alliance’s Collective Security Treaty Organization said earlier on Thursday that it would send peacekeeping troops to Kazakhstan at the request of President Kassim-Jomart Tokayev. As the price of liquefied petroleum gas fuel rose sharply, the protests that began on Sunday intensified, and Kazakhstan was shocked by this. The protest started in the western part of the country, but spread to Almaty and the capital, Nur-Sultan.