Kazakhstan The number of unrest victims rose to over two hundred in Kazakhstan

Previous estimates of victim numbers were significantly lower.

In Kazakhstan at least 225 people have been killed in the unrest caused by the liquefied petroleum gas price increase, the country’s prosecutors say. The previous estimate was significantly lower.

According to a representative of the prosecutor’s office, 19 of the dead were security personnel.

Earlier nearly 10,000 protesters have been reportedly arrested.

Unrest erupted in the Mangistau area after the rise in fuel prices. However, there were bigger things in the background, and the unrest spread throughout the country.

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The president also arrived in the country Kasym-Zhomart Tokayev more than 2,000 soldiers belonging to the Russian-led Collective Security Treaty Organization. The withdrawal of soldiers from Kazakhstan began on Thursday.

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