Ban for trade of pyrotechnic products imposed in Belarus

Source : 112 Ukraine

Earlier, Belarusians used fireworks against special forces during the protests
14:43, 12 August 2020

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In Belarus, the wholesale and retail trade of pyrotechnic products is banned amid the mass protests, as BelTA news agency reports.

“In Belarus, the ban is imposed for wholesale and retail trade of pyrotechnic products,” the message said.

The ban came into force on August 12.

Related: Third night of Belarus protests: Clashes in sleeping areas, mass detentions and Internet return

On August 9, the clashes of the protesters with the law enforcers started in Minsk. The law enforcers used stun grenades and water cannons against the protesters. Besides, according to the witnesses, about 11:10 p.m., the prison track ran into a group of people standing at the carriageways. Later, it was reported that a man died during the protests. A young man received a fatal head injury. According to the Belarusian Interior Ministry, no deceased observed during the protests.

Besides Minsk, the protests took place in eight cities of Belarus – Lida, Baranovichi, Brest, Grodno, Zhodino, Zhlobino, Pinsk, Kobrin.

On August 10, protests against the results of the presidential elections were resumed in the Republic of Belarus, a flash-noise grenade exploded in the center of Minsk; journalists talked about three volleys at the intersection of Kalvariyskaya Street and Masherov Avenue.

Related: Protests in Belarus: Over 1,000 people detained, 51 protester wounded over three days

Over 2,000 people were detained; about 200 people were hospitalized and one person died. Over 20 criminal proceedings were opened.

The presidential elections took place in Belarus the same day. The Central Election Commission updated the preliminary results of the presidential elections - Lukashenko has 80.08% of the vote, while his opponent Tsikhanouskaya has 10.09%.

Meanwhile, foreign polling stations reported that Svetlana Tsikhanouskaya won. According to unofficial results, Tsikhanouskaya won presidential elections in Belarus. 


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