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ASTANA, December 19 (Itar-Tass) — Police have reported no violations of a night-time curfew imposed in the oil town of Zhanaozen in western Kazakhstan after the fatal clashes, the prosecutor-general’s office of the Central Asian republic said on Monday.
“The town commandant’s office and law enforcers take all necessary measures to restore law and public order,” the source said.
“The situation in the town of Zhanaozen is gradually returning to normal,” it said.
The clashes that began on Friday in western Kazakhstan left fifteen dead – fourteen people in Zhanaozen and another one – at the Shepte railway station.
According to spokesman to the prosecutor-general, Nurdaulet Suindikov, 70 people involved in mass riots were detained in Zhanaozen and another four – in Shepte.