In Minsk beaten AP photographer. Media reported that a police van drove into the crowd of protesters

At least two people seriously injured as a result of protests in Central Minsk, reported the Belarusian and Russian media.

In particular, the newspaper “Nasha Niva” writes in the Telegram, in the capital of Belarus, was badly beaten photojournalist for the Associated Press, a native of Kharkov Mstislav Chernov. It, according to the newspaper, was taken by ambulance.

In turn, “MBKH-Media” reported that in Minsk the police van deliberately drove into a crowd of protesters. It is known about one affected.

“A paddy wagon drove into a crowd in Minsk deliberately at protesters back. One person is unconscious, in the blood. They are trying to reanimate the doctors”, – writes the edition.

Subsequently, the victim of a visor “fast”.

Thus, according to the TUT.BYpaddy wagon hit a man who was standing on the roadway. When the protesters tried to drag the man off the road, security forces threw stun grenades at them.

Protests in the center of Minsk began shortly after the polls closed. Protesters reportedly believe announced preliminary voting results falsified: the official exit poll showed the victory of incumbent President Alexander Lukashenko with a score of almost 80%. While the main opposition candidate Svetlana Tikhanovski received about 7 percent.

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