Protesters seized the residence of the President of Kazakhstan in Almaty
Mass media write about shooting and explosions of flash-noise grenades.
In Almaty protesters are trying to break into the territory of the residence President.
This was reported by the telegram channel Vlast.
Thousands of protesters continue to arrive at the President's Almaty residence. Along with the residence, supposedly, the sounds of shooting are heard.
“Several thousand people are now trying to break into the territory of the President's Almaty residence. Everything around is in smoke, explosions of flash-noise grenades and shots are heard,” the message says. p>
According to the Telegram-channel snob, the protesters managed to seize the residence. The building caught fire.
Recall that on January 5, the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Kasim-Zhomart Tokayev, approved the resignation of the country's government amid massive protests over gas prices. The duties of the prime minister will be temporarily performed by Alikhan Smailov, the first deputy head of the government. At the same time, other officials “will continue to fulfill their duties until the approval of the new government.” p>
For three days in a row, protests continued in Kazakhstan over gas prices. In some cities, the police brutally detained protesters. On Tuesday, protesters clashed with law enforcement officers in Almaty, during which police cars were on fire and shots were fired.