The Ministry of Defense announced the night strike of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Belgorod with Tochka-U missiles
Earlier, Governor Gladkov spoke about the emergency, which resulted in the death of three people, but did not name its reasons. The Ministry of Defense stated that fragments of one of the Ukrainian missiles shot down by air defense systems fell on a residential building /img/9/55/756568265387559.jpg” alt=”The Ministry of Defense reported on the night strike of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on Belgorod with Tochka-U missiles” />
Ukraine delivered a “deliberate strike” at night missiles “Tochka-U” with cluster munitions in residential areas of Belgorod, where no military facilities are located, said the official representative of the Russian Ministry of Defense, Lieutenant-General Igor Konashenkov.
“I want to emphasize that this missile attack was purposefully planned and carried out against the peaceful civilian population Russian cities»,— he said.
At the request of Roskomnadzor, RBC provides data on the details of the military operation in Ukraine based on information from Russian official sources.
Earlier, the governor of the Belgorod region, Vyacheslav Gladkov, said that at night after a “series of loud sounds” and the likely operation of the air defense system, three people were killed, four were injured, and about 50 houses were damaged. The head of the region did not specify the reasons for the incident.
According to the Ministry of Defense, three Tochka-U missiles were launched towards the city. Air defense systems shot them down in the air, the wreckage of one of them fell on a residential building.
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In addition, in the morning, the Governor of Kursk, Roman Starovoit, reported two Ukrainian drones shot down in the sky near Kursk. According to him, they were Tu-141 Strizh. As a result, no one was hurt. The Ministry of Defense clarified that we are talking about Tu-143 Reis drones stuffed with explosives, they were indeed destroyed on the way to the city by air defense systems.
Senator Andriy Klishas announced “a direct act of aggression by Ukraine” and the need for a “crushing military response” on him. According to Klishas, inaction can be interpreted by Western countries as weakness, and in this case, attacks on Russian territory will continue.
From February 24, Russia has been conducting a special operation on the territory of Ukraine to “demilitarize and denazify”. The Ministry of Defense claims that the Russian military does not strike civilian targets on the territory of a neighboring state.