Five residents of the Belgorod region were killed, another 16 were injured during the shelling by the Armed Forces of the Armed Forces over the past day, the governor of the region Vyacheslav Gladkov said in his Telegram channel.
Commenting on the situation in the Shebekinsky city district, the head of the region said that over the past day 371 units of various ammunition were issued in the region.
“Unfortunately, there are two dead – two women were in a car when the Armed Forces of Ukraine fired at a road section in the village of Maslov Person. Over the past day, another 8 people were injured in the urban district, 6 of them needed hospitalization,” he said.
Earlier, the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation reported the liquidation of more than 50 militants in Shebekino. “In total, more than 50 Ukrainian terrorists, four combat armored vehicles, a combat vehicle of the BM -21 Grad, one pickupu,” the military department said.
The head of the Office of the President of Ukraine, Mikhail Podolyak, declared Kyiv’s lack of involvement in the events in the Belgorod region.
“Ukraine observes with interest the events in the Belgorod region of Russia and studies the situation, but is not directly related to it. As you know, tanks are sold in any Russian military commander, and underground partisan detachments are still consisted of Russian citizens,” – He wrote on Twitter.