Minsk authorities estimated damage from riots

Source : 112 Ukraine

Losses were estimated at more than 200 thousand dollars
16:22, 12 August 2020

Protests in Minsk

The city administration of Minsk estimated the damage from the riots at more than 200,000 dollars. The press service of the Minsk City Executive Committee wrote it in Telegram.

"The damage caused to the city economy as a result of the riots amounted to more than 203,000 dollars. This is an approximate cost of nine new ventilators or three X-ray diagnostic complexes," the message says.

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The city executive committee noted that the buildings of kindergartens and schools, landscaping, some infrastructure facilities, transport were damaged in the city.

"The organizers of unauthorized events are erecting barricades from garbage containers and metal structures, blocking roads, creating obstacles for public transport. Corrections are being made in the daily work of the city infrastructure as a whole, which causes significant discomfort to residents of the capital," the department said.

As we reported before, on late August 11 and early August 12, Belarusian law enforcers detained over 1,000 people. 17 cases were opened on the fact of attacks on law enforcers.

51 citizens turned for medical assistance. 14 law enforcers sustained injuries.

Related: Ban for trade of pyrotechnic products imposed in Belarus


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