Bombings and drone attacks are increasing in the Russian regions bordering Ukraine and in Crimea, against the backdrop of a Ukrainian counter-offensive on the front.
Ukrainian strikes left seven injured, including a child, Monday in Russia , in the Belgorod region, bordering Ukraine, according to regional governor Viatcheslav Gladkov, who announced it on Telegram.
The strikes targeted several residential buildings in the Valouïsk district, Vyacheslav Gladkov said, posting an image of a teddy bear next to a broken window in one of the buildings affected.
“The municipal district of Valuysk is under fire from Ukrainian forces. According to initial information, seven people were injured, including a child with a broken collarbone,” he wrote, adding that all the injured were hospitalized.
A Ukrainian counter-offensive
Ukrainian strikes also targeted Monday two villages in the Kursk region, also bordering Ukraine, according to local governor Roman Starovoit.
“Ukrainian forces hit the villages of Tiotkino and Popovo-Lejatchi this morning”, without causing any casualties, Roman Starovoit said on Telegram, adding that the strikes caused partial power cuts and damaged several cars.
For his part, the governor of Crimea, Sergei Aksionov, announced on Monday that two drones had been shot down overnight over this peninsula annexed by Russia.
Bombings and drone attacks have increased in recent weeks in the Russian regions bordering Ukraine and in Crimea, against the backdrop of a Ukrainian counter-offensive on the front.
Source : Lepoint