In two villages in the Russian region of Belgorod, which borders Ukraine, three people died in explosions today, announced the governor of the region, Vyacheslav Gladkov. The alleged attacks are also reported by the Russian authorities in the annexed Ukrainian Crimea, where Russian forces are on standby.
The Belgorod region, including the city of the same name, has been the target of Ukrainian shelling several times in recent months.
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According to the pro-Russian authorities in Crimea, the peninsula was the target of a drone attack today, while the Russian Ministry of Defense also reported a new shelling of the nuclear plant in Zaporozhye. In the village of Shebekino, about seven kilometers from the Ukrainian border in the south of the Belgorod region, according to Gladkov, a woman was killed in Ukrainian shelling, reports the French news agency AFP.
“She suffered a head injury when the explosion threw her back,” he announced via Telegram, adding that the woman died during resuscitation in the ambulance.
Later, Gladkov also announced that a married couple was also killed in the village of Staroselje in the west of the region. According to him, the spouse died as a result of the explosion “unidentified type of ammunition”. The Belgorod region, including the city of the same name, has been the target of Ukrainian shelling several times in recent months.
Military headquarters in Belgorod.
Shelling of Zaporozhye unconfirmed
According to the governor of the Sevastopol region Mihaila Razvozajev the Russian air defense has already shot down two aircraft. As he said, civilian infrastructure was not damaged in the attack. He urged residents to remain calm.
The Russian Ministry of Defense announced that the area of the Zaporozhye nuclear power plant was again targeted by shelling today, but this was not confirmed by representatives of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), who are in a hurry at the nuclear plant, nor by Kyiv, reports the German news agency dpa.
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