Over the past 24 hours, the Belgorod region in Russia has experienced a series of drone attacks, as confirmed by Governor Vyacheslav Gladkov on the messaging platform Telegram.
The attacks were not limited to a single area, as five districts faced repeated strikes involving drones, mortars, and artillery.
Particularly concerning is the village of Kozinka, which endured a staggering 132 strikes, while the vicinity of Belgorod itself was targeted 14 times.
These attacks highlight the escalating threat to the region and the urgent need for effective countermeasures.
Escalating Tensions: Grayvoron District Experiences Most Severe Attacks Following Cross-Border Incursion
Governor Gladkov revealed that the Grayvoron district, where Russian troops recently confronted a cross-border incursion, has been subjected to the most severe attacks.
The incursion, which took place earlier this week, has further strained the already tense relationship between Russia and Ukraine.
“Ukrainian sabotage group”
Russia has accused a “Ukrainian sabotage group” of initiating the attacks, targeting both residential and administrative buildings.
While Ukraine has denied these allegations, two anti-Putin groups, namely the Russian Volunteer Corps and Freedom of Russia Legion, have claimed responsibility.
The situation underscores the complex dynamics and volatile nature of the ongoing conflict.
Amidst these developments, it is crucial to prioritize the safety and security of civilians in the Belgorod region.
The escalating violence poses significant risks to innocent lives and demands immediate attention from authorities to ensure the well-being of the affected population.