24 September 2020,   17:54
Belarus: More arrests and clashes in third night of post-election protests

Hundreds of people took to the streets of Minsk and several other cities in Belarus on Tuesday evening, in a third straight night of protest following the disputed re-election of President Alexander Lukashenko, writes Euronews.

The demonstrations continued despite a massive police crackdown that prompted a warning of possible European Union sanctions.

There were more clashes between the protesters and police who used stun grenades and rubber bullets to disperse the crowds continued well into the night.

Police in Minsk continued to detain people in an attempt to quell unrest. Several journalists were injured, and some were detained by police.

Memory cards were seized from a group of photographers, as they were documenting clashes between police and protesters.