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Belarus police use water cannon in Minsk, detain protesters: Official

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Belarusian police on Sunday used water cannon to disperse a rally as thousands of demonstrators took to the streets in the latest of a series of weekend protests over a disputed election.

“Water cannon has been used in Minsk,” interior ministry spokeswoman Olga Chemodanova told AFP.

“There are detentions,” she added, without providing further details.

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