Kazakh prosecutors say 225 people died during unrest

Violent unrest in Kazakhstan that began with peaceful protests over energy prices has claimed 225 lives, authorities said on Saturday, a dramatic increase from previous tolls provided by authorities.

“During the state of emergency, the bodies of 225 people were deposited in morgues, of which 19 were law enforcement and military personnel,” said Serik Chalabaev, a representative of the public prosecutor, during a press briefing.

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