Dozens killed in Kazakhstan operation against protesters Russian troops

 Dozens killed in Kazakhstan operation against protesters, Russian troops sent to help the government

Security forces in Kazakhstan say dozens of people have been killed in an operation against anti-government protesters in the central city of Almaty.

Dozens killed in Kazakhstan operation against protesters, Russian troops sent to help the government  Olga Ayushna and Katrina Kanklava
Dozens killed in Kazakhstan operation against protesters, Russian troops sent to help the government

A police spokesman said they had taken action against protesters when they tried to seize the city's police stations.

Rising liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) prices have sparked protests in several parts of Kazakhstan, killing at least 12 security forces and wounding 353, officials say.

Russia (in Kazakhstan) is sending troops at the request of the Kazakh president. According to the president, "stability" will be brought to the country with the help of Russian troops. Kazakhstan is a member of the CSTO, an alliance of Russia, Belarus, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Armenia.

The CSTO has confirmed that in addition to ground troops, air forces will also be sent to Kazakhstan. Troops can be seen boarding a military transport plane in a Russian media video.

The protests began on Sunday when the government removed the price cap from LPG. A large number of people in the country use LPG as fuel in their cars. But protests have also shown political resentment.

Kazakhstan's president has called the protesters "foreign-trained terrorist groups" and declared a state of emergency. Under this, large gatherings of people are prohibited.

A police spokesman said that when a large number of protesters tried to enter police buildings, they were "eliminated". As many as 1,000 people were reported injured in the protests, while 400 were being treated in hospitals and 62 were in critical condition.

What happened in Kazakhstan?

The series of protests and demonstrations in the country began when the oil-rich country has increased the prices of liquefied petroleum gas, forcing consumers to buy expensive fuel. Many people in Kazakhstan use liquefied petroleum gas to fuel their vehicles.

The beginning of these demonstrations came from just one area from Sunday last week and then seeing them, these demonstrations were intensified, and this week Monday, most major cities of the country in most major cities of the country Midabhadd Began to appear.

The protests turned violent as police used tear gas and stun grenades to disperse a large crowd of protesters in Kazakhstan's central city and former capital, Almaty.

Hundreds of protesters and police were injured in the violent clashes.

As of Wednesday, a state of emergency had been declared in most parts of Kazakhstan, but thousands of protesters took to the streets.

There are reports of internet service being suspended in most parts of the country.

Kazakh President Qasim Jomart Tokayev has fired the government, accusing it of allowing unrest and promising to bring oil prices down to "ensure peace and stability in the country..

Protesters stormed the Almaty mayor's office and set it on fire.

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