Russia claims alleged attack on Belgorod region: destruction, fire and power outage
On the night of January 17, the governor of the Russian Belgorod region, Vyacheslav Gladkov, reported an alleged attack on the region. As a result, there was damage in the residential sector, a fire and a power outage
The Russian Ministry of Defense reports this.
"This morning, another attempt by the Kyiv regime to carry out a terrorist attack on targets in the Russian Federation using the RM-70 Vampire multiple launch rocket system and aircraft-type UAVs was prevented," the statement reads.
It is noted that Russian air defense allegedly destroyed 4 rockets and 2 UAVs over the territory of the Belgorod region.
Gladkov first reported the attack on Telegram.
"Our air defense system was activated over Belgorod and Belgorod district. Two UAVs were shot down.
According to preliminary data, there are no casualties," he wrote.
According to him, in Belgorod district, there are allegedly damages in the residential sector, in particular, the roof was damaged, and an outbuilding allegedly caught fire. He added that a power outage reportedly occurred in one of the villages.
On January 9, kamikaze drones attacked the territory of the Oryolnefteprodukt oil depot in the Russian city of Oryol, injuring three people. Three more UAVs were shot down in neighboring Kursk and one in Bryansk.