Mongolians protest alleged theft of coal sold to China


              Security personnel react to protesters near the State Palace on Sukhbaatar Square in Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022. Protesters angered by allegations of corruption linked to Mongolia's coal trade with China have stormed the State Palace in the capital, demanding dismissals of officials involved in the scandal. (AP Photo/Alexander Nikolskiy)
            
              Security personnel react to protesters near the State Palace on Sukhbaatar Square in Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022. Protesters angered by allegations of corruption linked to Mongolia's coal trade with China have stormed the State Palace in the capital, demanding dismissals of officials involved in the scandal. (AP Photo/Alexander Nikolskiy)
            
              Protesters gather on Sukhbaatar Square in Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022. Protesters angered by allegations of corruption linked to Mongolia's coal trade with China have stormed the State Palace in the capital, demanding dismissals of officials involved in the scandal. (AP Photo/Alexander Nikolskiy)
            
              Protesters surge near a police line near the State Palace on Sukhbaatar Square in Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022. Protesters angered by allegations of corruption linked to Mongolia's coal trade with China have stormed the State Palace in the capital, demanding dismissals of officials involved in the scandal. (AP Photo/Alexander Nikolskiy)
            
              Police form up behind shields during a protest on Sukhbaatar Square in Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022. Protesters angered by allegations of corruption linked to Mongolia's coal trade with China have stormed the State Palace in the capital, demanding dismissals of officials involved in the scandal. (AP Photo/Alexander Nikolskiy)
            
              A protester holds up a cartoon depicting inequality during a protest on Sukhbaatar Square in Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022. Protesters angered by allegations of corruption linked to Mongolia's coal trade with China have stormed the State Palace in the capital, demanding dismissals of officials involved in the scandal. (AP Photo/Alexander Nikolskiy)
            
              Protesters scramble up the steps of the State Palace on Sukhbaatar Square in Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022. Protesters angered by allegations of corruption linked to Mongolia's coal trade with China have stormed the State Palace in the capital, demanding dismissals of officials involved in the scandal. (AP Photo/Alexander Nikolskiy)
            
              A protester with blood on his face holds up a card which reads "If the citizens rise up, the feast is over" during a protest on Sukhbaatar Square in Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022. Protesters angered by allegations of corruption linked to Mongolia's coal trade with China have stormed the State Palace in the capital, demanding dismissals of officials involved in the scandal. (AP Photo/Alexander Nikolskiy)
            
              Protesters gather near the State Palace on Sukhbaatar Square in Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022. Protesters angered by allegations of corruption linked to Mongolia's coal trade with China have stormed the State Palace in the capital, demanding dismissals of officials involved in the scandal. (AP Photo/Alexander Nikolskiy)
            
              Protesters gather on Sukhbaatar Square in Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022. Protesters angered by allegations of corruption linked to Mongolia's coal trade with China have stormed the State Palace in the capital, demanding dismissals of officials involved in the scandal. (AP Photo/Alexander Nikolskiy)
            
              A protester waves a Mongolian national flag as protesters gather on the steps of the State Palace in Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022. Protesters angered by allegations of corruption linked to Mongolia's coal trade with China have stormed the State Palace in the capital, demanding dismissals of officials involved in the scandal. (AP Photo/Alexander Nikolskiy)
Mongolians protest alleged theft of coal sold to China