(CNN) – Protesters angry about ISIS beheadings storm Afghan presidential palace

Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN)Angry protesters stormed Afghanistan’s presidential palace in Kabul on Wednesday, carrying the coffins of seven civilians beheaded by ISIS militants in recent days.

Security forces fired bullets into the air, evidently trying to disperse protesters trying to breach the palace gates, video broadcast in Afghanistan showed.

Most of the thousands of demonstrators were peaceful as they criticized what they see as the government’s failures in protecting the public. The marchers want to speak to President Ashraf Ghani about the situation, blogger and protest organizer Mortaza Moshrafi told CNN.