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Gazprom administrative building in Belgorod suffers drone attack, 2 people injured – photo

Friday, 12 April 2024, 11:49
Gazprom administrative building in Belgorod suffers drone attack, 2 people injured – photo

A drone has crashed into an administrative building belonging to Russian energy giant Gazprom in Russia’s Belgorod, injuring two people, Belgorod Oblast governor Vyacheslav Gladkov said. Russian Telegram channels are also reporting that two soldiers were injured at another site.

Source: Gladkov on Telegram; Latvia-based Russian media outlet Meduza; Russian Telegram channels  

Quote Gladkov: "The Armed Forces of Ukraine attacked Belgorod with an aircraft-type UAV.


The drone collided with the administrative building of a resource-supplying company. The explosion left two people injured."

Details: Gladkov reports that one man suffered a shrapnel wound to his leg, while the other sustained wounds to both arms and legs. Both men were taken to hospital.

Furthermore, the Russian governor stated that the building's facade had been damaged, and that operational services were working on site.

Photos: Meduza on Telegram 

According to Meduza, the Gazprom building on 5th Zavodsky Lane was damaged.

Updated: In addition, Russian Telegram channels report that another drone struck a petroleum-fuelled generator in Belgorod Oblast, causing two soldiers to receive burns. 

According to Astra, on 11 April, a drone dropped an explosive device on a gas generator 500 m from the border and 4 km from Petrivka. As a result, two soldiers were injured and taken to hospital with burns of varying severity.

According to Astra sources, at least two soldiers and one FSB border guard officer have been injured as a result of UAV attacks in Russia's border oblasts of Belgorod and Kursk in the last two days.

Background: On 12 March, Gladkov stated that a Ukrainian drone had struck a government building in the city of Belgorod, injuring two people.  

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