In the Belgorod region, the movement of trains was stopped due to shelling of a railway station in one of the villages. This was announced by the Governor of the region Vyacheslav Gladkov in the Telegram channel.
According to Gladkov, as a result of the shelling, one man received shrapnel wounds to the soft tissues of the lower extremities, he is being treated.
“The contact network of the railway tracks has been damaged, there are no other visible damages. The movement of trains has been temporarily suspended, emergency teams are already eliminating the consequences.”
On October 15, the Russian Defense Ministry reported that two citizens of "one of the CIS countries" opened fire at a training ground in the Belgorod region, as a result of which 11 people were killed and 15 wounded. The incident took place during firearms training with volunteers wishing to participate in the war in Ukraine. The Insider's source in Belgorod reported that the conflict most likely occurred on ethnic grounds. Baza claims that two citizens of Tajikistan opened fire: 23-year-old Rakhmonov Mehrob and 24-year-old Eskhon Aminzod. They were mobilized as volunteers, on October 11 they arrived at the training ground. According to the Ministry of Defense, both shooters were “destroyed by return fire,” but the department did not name their names.
Since the beginning of the war in Ukraine, the Belgorod region has come under fire more often than other Russian regions. On the evening of October 13, explosions thundered near the village of Oktyabrsky, after which a fire broke out. Baza reported that several employees of the National Guard were killed, and 14 more were injured of varying severity.