Smoke bombs found in cars in Brest

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In the center of the Belarusian city of Brest, they found homemade smoke bombs in cars. This was reported by the BelTA agency with reference to the Brest law enforcement agencies on Wednesday, August 12.

The attention of employees of the city police department and riot police was attracted by aggressive men who got out of BMW and Nissan cars. “The men were taken to the regional department for investigation,” the message says.

In the salons of the car, balloons filled with liquid of unknown chemical composition and handicraft smoke bombs were found. Checking in progress.

Earlier on Wednesday, the media reported that riot police in Minsk are searching cars parked on Rokossovsky Avenue. Prior to that, law enforcement officers dispersed the protesters on the avenue and took this area of ​​the city under their control. Some of the demonstrators took refuge in their cars parked nearby. Also, riot policemen stormed the entrances of residential buildings in order to find the demonstrators who had taken refuge there, writes Gazeta.ru.

On August 9, presidential elections were held in Belarus. According to the latest data from the Central Election Commission, the current leader of the state, Alexander Lukashenko, received 80.08% of the vote, opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya was supported by 10.09% of voters. Her Tikhanovskaya headquarters did not recognize the results of the vote.

After the announcement of the preliminary results, unauthorized protests began in Minsk and other cities of Belarus, which resumed on August 10 and 11. Both civilians and security officials suffered. There were also detentions of media workers, including Russian ones.

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