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Russian Federation claims to have shot down 18 aerial targets

Russian Federation claims to have shot down 18 aerial targets In the Belgorod region, 18 aerial targets were shot down (photo: Getty Images)

In the Russian city of Belgorod and the surrounding region, there were reports of explosions on the evening of March 26. Local authorities reported the operation of air defense systems and the downing of 18 aerial targets, according to the governor of the Belgorod region of Russia, Vyacheslav Gladkov.

"According to the emergency medical services, there is one injured person - a man with shrapnel wounds to the lower back. An ambulance team has transported him to the city hospital, where all necessary medical assistance is being provided," wrote the Russian official.

It is reported that in some villages, windows, roofs, and facades of buildings were damaged, as well as 6 cars were damaged. According to the governor, all emergency services are working at the scene. The inspection of the area will continue during daylight hours.

On the afternoon of March 25, explosions were heard in Rostov, Russians claimed to have shot down a rocket. Russian media reported at least three explosions in the sky over Rostov and its suburbs. Two loud explosions were heard in the area of Novocherkassk.

The governor of the region, Vasily Golubev, reported the alleged downing of a rocket in the sky over the region. According to him, rocket debris fell in a field.

Additionally, during the night of March 25, drones attacked a large power station in the Rostov region, causing a fire. The governor of the region reported the automatic shutdown of two high-voltage lines and the shutdown of two generating units at the power station. Nine generating units are operational at the station.