More than three thousand people were detained in Kazakhstan for the riots throughout the country.
According to local media, citing the Ministry of Internal Affairs, 26 people were killed, 18 were wounded.
On the night of January 7, protesters barricaded themselves in the building of the Mir TV channel in the center of Almaty, on Republic Square.
“There are victims, the bodies of the dead lie right on the street”, & ndash; reports “ Khabar 24 ''.
Meanwhile, a shootout took place in the central square.