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Kazakhstan puts unrest death toll at 225

Kazakhstan puts unrest death toll at 225

by January 15, 2022 General
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Reuters UK

ALMATY (Reuters) – The bodies of 225 people killed in unrest in Kazakhstan last week, including 19 members of the security forces, were delivered to morgues throughout the country, the prosecutor general’s office said on Saturday. The figure included civilians and armed “bandits” killed by security forces, Serik Shalabayev, the head of criminal prosecution at the prosecutor’s office, told a briefing. He did not provide an exact breakdown of the figures and said numbers could be updated later. Violent protests began in the oil-producing Central Asian state this month after a jump in car fuel pr…

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