The fire broke out on the border of three municipalities. According to Governor Vyacheslav Gladkov, a local resident was slightly injured
Vyacheslav Gladkov, Governor of the Belgorod Region, reported in Telegram that on the territory of the Ministry of Defense facility in the region— on the border of the Borisov and Belgorod regions and the Yakovlevsky urban district— there was a fire.
“All operational services are working on site, all necessary measures are being taken to ensure security,” — he wrote, promising to provide details later.
According to Gladkov, a local resident was injured, he was slightly injured. Employees of the Ministry of Emergency Situations, the deputy head of the region Konstantin Polezhaev and the head of the district Oleg Medvedev arrived at the scene.
Baza previously wrote that a column of white smoke was visible near the village of Tomarovka near Belgorod. Local residents posted photos and videos from the scene on social networks and reported a sound similar to an explosion. NTV also writes about the explosion in the Belgorod region. Telegram channel «Rise» reports that the police blocked the passage on the bridge in the emergency area.
The Belgorod region in the south and west borders on the Kharkov and Sumy regions of Ukraine. The authorities of the region in recent weeks have reported several times about the shelling of settlements from Ukraine. According to Gladkov, the villages of Nekhoteevka, Zhuravlevka, Golovchino were shelled.
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