On the night of March 16, the air defense system shot down two missiles over Belgorod, said the head of the region, Vyacheslav Gladkov. According to him, the facades of several administrative and residential buildings were damaged, the inhabitants were not injured.
Local audiences reported the dead not far from the city center – on Vokzalnaya Street – rocket wreckagewhich damaged the pavement.
Over the past four days, the governor of the Belogorod region said on the morning of March 16 that as a result of “enemy activities” 58 houses were damaged, 31 private cars were been damaged.
“Restoration work has already begun. I keep the situation under my control. We have all the necessary funds for the restoration of residential buildings and private transport,” Gladkov added.
From the Belgorod region bordering Ukraine, after the start of a large-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine, there are regular reports of shelling of border areas and the operation of air defense systems, including at the above Belgorod. According to the authorities of the region, during the year of the war in the Belgorod region, at least 25 civilians were killed due to shelling, about 100 were injured.