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Drones attack Belgorod 

24 May, 2023 Wednesday
13:41

On the night of May 23-24, Belgorod was allegedly attacked by a large number of drones. In the Grayvoron district, a gas pipeline was damaged, a fire broke out

This was announced by the governor of the Belgorod region, Gladkov.

Around 11:40 p.m. on Tuesday, May 23, residents of Belgorod reported a highly impactful explosion in the city.

"The night was far from peaceful. Unmanned aerial vehicles carried out numerous attacks, and although the air defense system managed to handle most of them, there is significant damage in Belgorod, particularly in the Borisovka and Belgorod districts. Passenger cars, private houses, and administrative buildings have been affected," stated Gladkov.

He further informed that there has been damage to a gas pipeline in the Grayvoron district, and a fire is currently ongoing. Efforts are underway to restore the damaged electrical networks, which were targeted by a sabotage and intelligence group. The governor also disclosed that nine individuals have been admitted to hospitals, with three in intensive care in critical condition, while the other six have been placed in regular wards.

"Additional reports have been received from the Yakovlevo district. During the night, explosive devices were dropped twice from drones, targeting two administrative buildings in the village of Tomarovka," added Gladkov.

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