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Shelling of Belgorod city center in Russia: Photos, videos

Shelling of Belgorod city center in Russia: Photos, videos Photo: Belgorod (Russian Media)

In Belgorod, Russian Federation, today, December 30, strikes have been recorded in the city center. There are reports of casualties, as well as hits in the residential sector.

Details about the situation in the Russian Belgorod can be found in the material of RBC-Ukraine.

During the preparation of the material, sources such as the Telegram channels of the Governor of the Belgorod region Vyacheslav Gladkov, the Ministry of Emergency Situations of the Russian Federation, Baza, Mash, and 7x7 were used.

Shelling of the сity

Presumably, the city was subjected to shelling both by rockets and drones. In the meantime, the city authorities accused the Ukrainian military of the attacks.

Judging by the published photos and videos, the city suffered significant damage. Cars were on fire, residential buildings were damaged, and the entire city was shrouded in smoke.

According to the local authorities, in Belgorod, more than 40 buildings and 60 vehicles have been damaged.

Sirens were even activated in the city due to the shelling.

The number of casualties and wounded among Russians is increasing

As of 16:20 Kyiv time, there is information about supposedly 10 fatalities, including one child. Allegedly, 45 civilians were also affected, among them 4 children.

At the same time, the Russian military report supposedly successful work of air defense systems and claim to be shooting down drones and missiles with the onboard equipment of their ships and technology.

Not only Belgorod

According to the governor of the region, the town of Urazovo in the Valuyki city district was also hit. Supposedly, there is a direct hit on the building of the sports and health complex, and about 20 private houses, as well as a power line, have been damaged there.

Putin's reaction

According to Russian media reports, the Russian dictator Vladimir Putin has been informed about the situation in Belgorod. Supposedly, he has also instructed to send a group of medics and rescuers to the city.

Ukrainian intelligence agencies strike military targets in Belgorod

Sources of RBC-Ukraine in the intelligence services reported that the Security and Defense Forces have launched a missile strike on military targets in Belgorod. According to their information, these actions are a response to the barbaric shelling of Dnipro, Kharkiv, Odesa, and the killing of civilians.

"The actions are ongoing. The ineffective work of the enemy's air defense has already led to the destruction of civilian infrastructure in the city," sources noted.