Protesters attack police station in Minsk's Central district

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Minsk [Belarus], October 26 (ANI/Sputnik): Protesters attacked a police station in the Central district of the Belarusian capital on Sunday and hurled stones at security service vehicles, Minsk police chief Ivan Kubrakov said.

"Protesters attacked a police station in the central district of Minsk. They started throwing stones at the security service transport. Police officers took measures to prevent illegal actions and used riot control means and physical force," Kubrakov said.

Thanks to these actions, protesters failed to take control of central Minsk, he added.

The active participants in the attack on the police station and the unrest in other areas of the city have been detained, the official stated, noting that "in total, about 120 people have been detained."

Two security officers have sustained injuries while "preventing illegal actions of participants in an unauthorized rally," according to Kubrakov. (ANI/Sputnik)