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Kazakh president says given orders to shoot to kill ‘terrorists’ | The Express Tribune

ALMATY: Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said on Friday he had given shoot-to-kill orders to deal with further disturbances from those he called bandits and terrorists, adding that those who failed to surrender would be “destroyed.” Up to 20,000 “bandits” had attacked the biggest city Almaty and had been destroying state …

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8 police and troops dead, 317 injured during Kazakhstan unrest | The Express Tribune

Eight police and national guard troops have been killed and 317 were injured during unrest in several regions of Kazakhstan, Sputnik news agency reported on Wednesday, quoting the interior ministry. Also read: Kazakh protesters torch public buildings; emergency declared, Cabinet resigns Earlier Kazakhstan's President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev said he had taken over …

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