Ukraine missiles

This video grab taken from a handout footage released by the Russian Emergencies Ministry on April 1, 2022 shows firemen working to extinguish a fire at a Rosneft fuel depot in the town of Belgorod, some 40 kilometres (25 miles) from Russia’s border with Ukraine. – Ukrainian helicopters have carried out a strike on a fuel storage facility in Russia’s western town of Belgorod, the local governor said on 1 April. Photo: Handout / Russian Emergencies Ministry / AFP

Russia accuses Ukraine of firing missiles at South Russian city

Russia accused Ukraine of firing three missiles at South Russian city, Belgorod, which were destroyed but one of them felt down

Ukraine missiles

This video grab taken from a handout footage released by the Russian Emergencies Ministry on April 1, 2022 shows firemen working to extinguish a fire at a Rosneft fuel depot in the town of Belgorod, some 40 kilometres (25 miles) from Russia’s border with Ukraine. – Ukrainian helicopters have carried out a strike on a fuel storage facility in Russia’s western town of Belgorod, the local governor said on 1 April. Photo: Handout / Russian Emergencies Ministry / AFP

Russia accused Kyiv on Sunday of firing three missiles at the city of Belgorod near the Ukraine border in strikes that killed at least four people.

“Russian ant-aircraft defences shot down three Tochka-U cluster missiles launched by Ukrainian nationalists against Belgorod,”

said Russia’s defence ministry spokesman, Igor Konashenkov.

“After the destruction of the Ukrainian missiles, the debris of one of them fell on a house”.

Konashenkov said that the Russian army had also shot down two Ukrainian TU-143 drones “loaded with explosives” that had been heading towards the city of Kursk, also close to the Ukrainian border.

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UKRAINE Missiles HIT SOUTH RUSSIAN CITY

Earlier, the governor of Belgorod, Vyachelsav Gladkov, had said that at least four people were killed and four injured in a series of “strong explosions” that rocked the city in the early hours of Sunday.

Eleven residential buildings and 39 houses were damaged in the explosions which occurred in the early hours, he said on Telegram.

Gladkov said he visited the site soon after the explosions, which hit five streets to the north of the city centre.

Two of the injured — a man and a child — were hospitalised, while the other two were treated at the scene, he said.

Since Moscow launched its military operation in Ukraine on 24 February, Russia has repeatedly accused Kyiv of conducting strikes on Russian soil, particularly in the Belgorod region.

At the beginning of April, Gladkov accused Ukraine of attacking a fuel depot in the city with two helicopters.

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