Several employees of the National Guard were killed, another 14 were injured of varying severity as a result of a detonation of a warehouse on October 13 in the Oktyabrsky village in the Belgorod region. Baza reports .
According to preliminary data, the shelling was carried out from the side of the village of Kazachya Lopan, which is located two kilometers from the border. Astra claims that 3 employees of the National Guard were killed, more than 10 were injured. The pro-government Telegram channel “Military Observer” also cites data on the three dead.
On Friday, the Russian Investigative Committee also reported on the dead and injured, but did not specify the exact number. The statement leads the Telegram channel “Earlier than anyone else. Almost":
“In the village of Oktyabrsky, Belgorod region, as a result of the shelling of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, an ammunition depot was blown up. They detonated. According to preliminary data, there are dead and wounded.”
The law enforcement agencies specified that among the dead were members of the National Guard.
Explosions and a fire occurred on the evening of October 13 near the village of Oktyabrsky. Video of the fire has surfaced online. According to Astra, after the shelling, cars with ammunition began to burn, the employees of the National Guard died on the spot. The governor of the Belgorod region, Vyacheslav Gladkov, said that the Armed Forces of Ukraine blew up an ammunition depot in the village. He also claimed that, according to preliminary information, there were no victims or injured.
Since the beginning of the war in Ukraine, the Belgorod region has come under fire more often than other Russian regions. Explosions occur in the border areas, villages are shelled. In early October, Gladkov reported on the shelling of a substation in Shebekino by the Armed Forces of Ukraine, and a couple of days later he said that Ukraine had shelled a customs checkpoint in the same city, as a result, the border crossing practically "ceased to exist."
On September 28, an explosion occurred in the Valuisky urban district near the border, 14 people were injured. The governor then stated that "due to the human factor" the ammunition detonated. In August, a number of explosions thundered in the region - then Gladkov claimed that the air defense had worked .