Water cannons and tear gas: Police in Belarus begin mass arrests of protesters
A video of the brutal beating of people in Minsk appeared on the web
Pushkinskaya metro station in Minsk was closed at the entrance and exit. Also people there were dispersed using water cannons. However, in Minsk protests continue, despite attempts by security officials to disperse people.
A strong explosion thundered in Belarusian capital – and people began to publish videos with a cloud of smoke. A supposedly unexploded shell remained there. Sapper car approached it and detonated in a controlled manner.
A video of the brutal beating of people in Minsk, who are beaten with truncheons and kicked by “law enforcement officers”, has appeared on the network:
More than 100 people were detained in Belarus. The human rights center Viasna, which collects information about detained participants of peaceful protest actions, has information about more than one hundred detainees during protest actions in various cities of Belarus on October 11.