No one will be allowed to conceal truth about explosion, Alexander Lukashenko says

Other News Materials 7 July 2008 17:11 (UTC +04:00)

No one will be allowed to hide the truth about the explosion, President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko said at a session on the July 4 accident investigation, reported Belta.

"No law enforcement agency, no governmental body will be allowed to retouch or cover up the truth" about those events, the President underlined.

Alexander Lukashenko noted that it was the only accident that happened during the Independence Day celebrations. Over the last two days, the President studied the case and the current opinion of journalists and the common people. "I would like to underline: I have seen it all. Unfortunately, even more than any of the law enforcement ministers," the head of state said.

The bomb that exploded at the concert on July 4 injured 54 people. All of them were evacuated within 20 minutes.

The President, who attended the concert, examined the explosion site and gave orders to immediately launch the investigation which he took under his personal control.