Kazakh president calls demonstrators 'international terrorists'
Updated 19:21, 06-Jan-2022

Protesters in Kazakhstan's largest city stormed the presidential residence and the mayor's office on Wednesday and set both buildings on fire, according to reports, as demonstrations sparked by a rise in fuel prices escalated sharply in the Central Asian country. Kazakh President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev vowed to take harsh measures to quell the unrest and declared a two-week state of emergency for the entire country.

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