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26 Dead, Thousands Arrested in Almaty: All You Need To Know About Kazakhstan Unrest

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The Kazakhstan government – led by embattled president Tokayev – says it has brought the situation under control. Here is all you need to know about the unrest

Kazakhstan government on Friday claimed that security forces killed 26 ‘armed criminals’ hours after Russian forces landed in Almaty after Kazakh president Kassym-Jomart Tokayev appealed for help, news agency AFP reported. Tokayev also said that ‘constitutional order’ was restored in all regions.

“Law enforcement forces are working hard. The constitutional order has been mainly restored in all regions,” Tokayev was quoted as saying by news agency AFP. He also said that ‘security operations’ will continue aiming at ‘the total destruction of the militants.’ The embattled president, who saw massive protests in the capital, claimed earlier that there were ‘armed terrorists’ among the protesters who have received ‘extensive training abroad’.

Here are the top developments from Almaty:

  1. Kazakhstan’s interior ministry claimed that all regions have been ‘freed and taken under increased protection’, according to AFP. It also said that security personnel killed 26 ‘armed criminals’ and injured 18. It further added that 70 checkpoints have been set up all over the Central Asian nation and more than 2,300 protesters were detained

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