At the rally in Minsk, the security forces used stun grenades and gas. Several protesters were injured
Another protest action in Minsk was dispersed with tear gas and flash-noise grenades.
According to Tut.by, at least four stun grenades exploded in the area of the Square of Changes, where several thousand people gathered.
Eyewitnesses told Interfax that after the explosions “several people are lying on the ground with injuries.”
At the beginning of the rally, before detaining people, the security forces sprayed tear gas. Onliner also reported the use of stun grenades after the start of the rally.Security officials used tear gas against people at PushkinskayaRadio Svaboda – Belarus
According to Tut.by, several thousand people are taking part in the protest action, “but people run away, fearing detention.”
Before the start of the rally, on the morning of November 15, water cannons, paddy wagons and equipment with barbed wire drove into the center of Minsk.