The number of the evacuees from the town of Shebekinoin the Russian region of belgorodborder with Ukrainehas risen to more than 2,500 peoplereported this Friday the local governor, Viacheslav Gladkov.
“More than 2,500 people are in temporary accommodation points in the Belgorod region,” Gladkov wrote on Telegram.
The Russian governor added that the night in the region was “relatively calm”, but some were registered. bombing.
As a result, two people died and two others were injured, denounced the governor of Belgorod, the Russian region hardest hit since the beginning of Russia’s military campaign in the neighboring country.
The Russian Ministry of Defense assured yesterday that it had repelled three attacks in Shebekino and caused more than 50 casualties in the Ukrainian ranks.
Defense indicated that the three groups of saboteurs were divided into detachments between 15 and 30 troops that entered Russian territory in different directions with the support of armored vehicles, but were expelled by Russian aviation and artillery, which pursued them to towns in Russian territory. the Ukrainian region of Kharkiv.
Two Russian paramilitary groups that fight on the Ukrainian side and staged an incursion into Russian territory at the end of May, announced shortly before a new infiltration of recorded videos supposedly from Belgorod.
This morning, both groups confirmed on Telegram that they continue fighting in the vicinity of Shebékino.
Volunteer training Freedom for Russia Legion He also published an image in which he shows a tank and assures that it is one of his armored vehicles that reached the village of Novaya Tovolzhankaless than 10 kilometers from Shebekino.
Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskovaffirmed yesterday that the attacks on Belgorod “will not influence in any way” the military campaign, and pointed out that the Russian president, Vladimir Putinconstantly receives information from both the military and the civil authorities about the situation in the region.
The Russian regions of Kursk and Smolenskboth on the Russian western border, reported this Friday drone attacks who checked in overnight, according to local authorities.
“Tonight the anti-aircraft defense system shot down several Ukrainian drones near Kursk,” local governor Roman Starovoit wrote on his Telegram account.
In another message, published a few hours later, Starovoit added that the attack had caused damage to the portal of a building and several private homes.
“We are finishing calculating the damage and we will provide help (to those affected) as soon as possible,” he said, adding that the attacks they have left no victims.
Meanwhile, in the Smolensk region, bordering Belarus and close to Ukraine, kamikaze drones attacked a refinery and a gas distribution station.
According to the interim governor Vasili Anojin, there were no “critical damages or fires” and the emergency services are working on the scene to remedy the consequences of the attacks.
(With information from EFE)
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