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Belarusian police use tear gas, stun grenades against protesters: TASS

People attend an opposition rally to reject the presidential election results and to protest against the inauguration of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko in Minsk, Belarus September 27, 2020. BelaPAN via REUTERS

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Belarusian police said on Sunday they had used tear gas and stun grenades to disperse “disobedient” protesters in the eastern city of Gomel and prevent them from breaking through the rows of police, Russia’s TASS news agency reported.

Belarusians to continue protest across the country against what they say was a rigged presidential election last month, of which incumbent President Alexander Lukashenko was declared the outright winner.

Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin; Editing by Catherine Evans

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