Clashes have taken place between Protesters and riot police during an alleged re-election of Alexander Lukashenko on Sunday In Belarus.

The clash which took place in the Belarus’s capital Minsk and other cities, occurred after a state TV exit poll said long-time leader Alexander Lukashenko was re-elected in Sunday’s election, BBC reports.

During the clash, the Police used instruments like stun grenades, rubber bullets and water cannon.

On casualties, a human rights group said about 120 people were arrested and one protester was also killed.

According to a preliminary count, Mr Lukashenko won 80% of the vote even as  the main opposition leader says she does not trust the official figures.

Speaking to reporters late on Sunday, Svetlana Tikhanovskaya said, “I believe my eyes, and I see that the majority is with us,”

Ms Tikhanovskaya entered the election in place of her jailed husband and went on to lead large opposition rallies.

Mr Lukashenko, 65, has been in power since 1994.