Belgorod governor reports ‘large number’ of drone attacks in region overnight
Russia’s Belgorod region was hit with a “large number” of drone attacks on Tuesday night, according to the region’s governor, Vyacheslav Gladkov.
“Air defenses took care of the majority of them, but there is damage in [the city of] Belgorod, the Borisovsky district, and the Belgorod region: light transport, private homes, and administrative buildings,” he wrote on Telegram.
According to Gladkov, in the Grayvoron district, where a group of pro-Ukrainian fighters carried out an incursion on May 22, a gas pipeline was damaged and a fire broke out.
In Tomarovka, a village in the region’s Yakovlevsky district, drones reportedly dropped explosive devices on two administrative buildings. According to the governor, there were no deaths or injuries, but the buildings’ roofs were damaged. In the village of Novaya Tavolzhanka in the Shebekinsky district, Gladkov said, an explosive device was dropped over a private residential building but did not detonate.
Gladkov also reported that the village of Terezovka in the Borisovsky district came under shellfire from the Ukrainian military. He said one person was injured.
Nine people are still hospitalized with injuries sustained during the incursion by pro-Ukraine “saboteurs” on Monday, and three are in the ICU, according to Gladkov.