State of emergency declared in Kazakhstan

State of emergency declared in Kazakhstan

Newsdesk |
January 5, 2022

Kazakhstan's President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev has declared a state of emergency in Almaty, as well as the Mangystau region of the country.

New Delhi, 05 January 2022

As per news report of, meanwhile, photos and videos have surfaced online showing armored vehicles on the streets. Angered by the government lifting of price caps on energy, crowds of demonstrators have smashed and set on fire police vehicles in Kazakhstan’s largest city. Intense clashes between cops and protesters have been reported. Video footage filmed on Tuesday showed mobs of protesters rocking a police van onto its side, vandalizing police cars, and setting several law enforcement vehicles on fire. Multiple cars and vans appear to have been completely gutted by fire.

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