The number of victims as a result of the shelling of the border with Ukraine of the Shebekinsky district of the Belgorod region of the Russian Federation increased to eight people. This was announced in his Telegram channel on Thursday the head of the region Vyacheslav Gladkov.
“The unkind morning turned out to be in the Belgorod region. In the Shebekinsky district, an ongoing shelling from the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Eight people were wounded. There are no dead. There were no enemy in the Belgorod region. Armed forces, border guards, Federal Security Service, and the Russian Guard on place. But there is a massive shelling, ”the governor wrote.
According to him, the life of civilians is at risk, first of all, in Shebekino and in the surrounding villages. “If there is a need for urgent evacuation, we will adjust the protected equipment to your houses. We do not publish the gathering places, because they may be a goal for those people who now shoot civilians, children. As soon as they calm down, we will continue the export of people. All points. All points Temporary accommodation are ready, ”said Gladkov.
The governor of the region noted that under the artillery shelling of the Armed Forces of Ukraine is also the village of Novopetrovka. “According to preliminary information, there are two victims – teachers of a rural school,” he said.
The head of the region noted that he reported to President Vladimir Putin about the situation on the border.
Meanwhile, the press secretary of the head of state Dmitry Peskov said that the Ministry of Defense, the border service, the FSB, the Ministry of Emergencies, the Belgorod authorities are constantly reporting to the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin about the situation in Shebekin, including measures to provide people with temporary accommodation.
“Vladimir Putin, in connection with the situation around Shebekin, constantly receives reports from the Ministry of Defense, Border Services, the FSB, the Ministry of Emergencies, and is also directly informed by the regional and municipal authorities of the region on measures to provide necessary assistance to the population, in including those who want temporary accommodation, ”said Peskov, whose words are given by Russian media.