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Belarus police fire rubber bullets, tear gas on protesters

AP , Monday 10 Aug 2020
TOPSHOT - Riot police disperse protesters after polls closed in the presidential election, in Minsk on August 9, 2020. AFP

Belarus police on Monday used rubber bullets and tear gas to break up fresh protests challenging the result of a controversial weekend presidential election, witnesses and reports said.

Police in full riot gear fired tear gas and rubber bullets on peaceful protesters in the centre of the capital Minsk, injuring a journalist, a witness told AFP. Independent Belarusian media including confirmed the use of force.


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