Police in Minsk continued to detain people in an attempt to quell unrest following the disputed re-election of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko. Several journalists have been injured and some were detained by police.
It's thought to be the first of its kind in the European Union
An earlier tweet by national police said elite "RAID" police were carrying out an operation at the scene of the incident in the southern town of Saint Raphael by the French Riviera.
Police on Thursday carried out an intervention in the Neudorf district of Strasbourg.
Shots were fired through the window as Las Vegas police officers chased down two murder suspects.