The security forces said that he used weapons and live grenades.
In Grodno, employees of the State Security Committee of Belarus killed a foreigner.
As reported on the KGB website, the man, using automatic weapons and by detonating live grenades, offered armed resistance to the special forces group “A”. The investigative department of the KGB opened a criminal proceeding, operational-search activities are being carried out.
“In the course of carrying out special measures to suppress the activities of persons who entered the territory of the Republic of Belarus with the aim of committing a terrorist act, on March 19, 2023, a foreign citizen L was liquidated in Grodno on Kurchatov Street,” the KGB said.
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It should be reminded that explosions were heard at the Belarusian military airfield at the end of February, and an attack on the A-50U radar aircraft was reported.
According to human rights activists, at least six people were detained in the first days after that. Later it was reported that the searches took place in the homes of people who were persecuted under administrative and political articles in recent years.
In mid-May last year, Lukashenka signed amendments to the country’s criminal code, implying the death penalty for an attempted terrorist attack.
Already this year, he signed a law introducing the death penalty for high treason for officials and the military.