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Kazakhstan: More than 160 killed, 5,000 arrested during riots – Al Jazeera

Jan 9, 2022

More than 160 people were killed and 5,000 arrested in Kazakhstan after the riots that shook Central Asia’s largest country over the past week.

The interior ministry, quoted on Sunday by local media, said initial estimates put property damage at about 175 million euros ($198m) after the deadly violence.

Al Jazeera’s Robin Forestier-Walker reports.

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