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Air raid alarm sounded in Belgorod, Russia

Air raid alarm sounded in Belgorod, Russia Photo: an air raid alarm sounded in Russian Belgorod (

An air raid alarm sounded in Belgorod, Russian Federation. Civilians were urged to take shelter, according to the Telegram channel of Vyacheslav Gladkov, the governor of the Belgorod region.

"An air raid siren of missile danger has been launched in Belgorod. All residents are advised to seek shelter," writes Gladkov.

Alarm ceased

At 10:13, as reported by Gladkov, the city declared the cessation of the air raid alarm.

Explosions in Belgorod on December 30

The Belgorod region of Russia is located near the border with Ukraine, adjacent to the Kharkiv, Sumy, and Luhansk regions. Russians often complain about attacks in their border regions.

Around 14:10 on December 30, the governor of the Belgorod region announced shelling in the city center. Initially, he claimed strikes on the civilian sector; however, local media reported strikes in other parts of Belgorod.

Security and Defense Forces, as claimed by a source to RBC-Ukraine in intelligence services, targeted military facilities in Belgorod with a missile strike, and the ineffective operation of Russian air defense caused damage to the civilian infrastructure of the city.

As of 6 a.m. on December 31, according to Gladkov, as a result of yesterday's "flights," 22 Russians have died, with 109 people injured.

For all the details about the strikes on Belgorod, you can read in this material.