Ukrainian Drone Attack Thwarted in Belgorod Region: Latest News and Updates

2023-09-02 11:15:35

Ukrainian aircraft-type drone destroyed over the territory of the Belgorod region, reported in the press service of the Russian Ministry of Defense.

According to the defense department, the attack attempt was recorded on Saturday, September 2 at about 12.45 Moscow time.

“An attempt by the Kyiv regime to carry out a terrorist attack with an aircraft-type unmanned aerial vehicle on the territory of the Russian Federation has been thwarted. The Ukrainian UAV was destroyed over the territory of the Belgorod region,” the report says.

Governor of the region Vyacheslav Gladkov also informed about a downed drone as a result of the operation of an air defense system (air defense). According to him, the drone was shot down in Grayvoron city district. According to preliminary data from the authorities, no one was injured when the fragments fell, but windows were slightly damaged in one private house in the village of Golovchino.

Earlier on Saturday, a Ukrainian drone twice dropped explosive devices on the village of Dolgoye in the Valuysky urban district, and no one was injured in the attack, Gladkov said. According to the authorities, the blast wave knocked out the glass in one house, the facade was cut. In addition, one passenger car was damaged, and an infrastructure communications facility was damaged.

On the eve of September 1, the Russian air defense system twice shot down Ukrainian drones in the sky over the Belgorod region. There were no reports of damage or casualties at the time.

In the Belgorod region, attacks from Ukraine are regularly reported. A high (“yellow”) level of terrorist threat operates in the region indefinitely. Since October 19, 2022, by decree of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, the average level of response has been set in the region.

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