Emergency declared in district of Kazakhstan, where they had the riots

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In Korday district in the South of Kazakhstan imposed a state of emergency from-for mass riots. The collision, which occurred on the night of Saturday, resulted in human casualties, RIA Novosti reports.

“to Declare a state of emergency of technogenic character at the local level on the territory of Korday district of Zhambyl region from 21.00 hours (18.00 GMT) on 8 February 2023”, – said the head of the regional administration of Askar Myrzahmetov.

it is Known that the victims of the riots, there were 8 people, 40 citizens were injured.

it is Also reported that the incident was set ablaze residential houses, 30 of which were damaged. In addition, destructive in 15 outlets and 23 car. After the incident, was detained 50 people.

On behalf of the President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev has been created governmental Commission. It was noted that the riots began against the background of domestic conflict, which some provocateurs tried to translate to the level of ethnic hatred.

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