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16 November 2021, 13:24

Polish troops use water cannons against migrants at Belarusian-Polish border checkpoint

A video screenshot
A video screenshot

GRODNO, 16 November (BelTA) – Polish law enforcement personnel use water cannons along the border line and at the border checkpoint, BelTA has learned.

In addition to using water cannons and throwing grenades at refugees along the border line Polish law enforcement personnel use special gear. Loud bangs can be heard. The refugees are covered by a thick smoke cloud. The people are choking, children are crying, the gas affects their eyes. Some start vomiting.

The Polish water cannons are filled with yellow liquid that causes a burning sensation. Many have been affected, including a Belarusian TV cameraman, whose eyes were affected with this liquid. Medics provide first aid to people on site.

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