In the Russian city of Belgorod, bordering Ukraine, on the evening of April 20, an explosion occurred, as a result of which a huge crater formed on one of the streets of the city. Photos and videos are posted on social media. Local authorities have called it an “emergency” but have yet to say exactly what happened.
“An emergency in Belgorod. An explosion occurred. A huge funnel with a radius of 20 meters formed at the intersection of one of the central streets,” wrote Governor of the Belgorod Region Vyacheslav Gladkov.
According to him, there were no casualties, but windows in an apartment building were damaged, several parked cars were damaged by the blast wave, and power lines were knocked down.
Meanwhile, the people who filmed the video from the scene say when they “arrive”.
The authorities of the Belgorod, Bryansk and Kursk regions, bordering Ukraine, regularly report alleged arrivals through the territory of three Russian regions and “drone attacks”attributing this to the Ukrainian army.
- On April 12, Russian media wrote about “attack of the kamikaze drone of the Armed Forces of Ukraine” on a pig farm in the Belgorod region of the Russian Federation, after which “in a few hours the enterprise was fired upon”, allegedly killing up to 200 animals.
- On April 17, a loud explosion was heard in Belgorod. In social networks, they wrote about a fire at one of the city’s thermal power plants after an “attack” by an allegedly Ukrainian drone. Watch the video.
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