The shelling of Belgorod caught on surveillance cameras and eyewitnesses

Surveillance cameras filmed the moment of the shelling of Belgorod.

Surveillance cameras and casual eyewitnesses managed to film the moment of shelling in the central part of Belgorod. Initially, the nature of the pops remained unknown, however, as it turned out by now, the reason for everything was the shelling, which the air defense systems tried to prevent.

On the presented video frames, taken by an outdoor surveillance camera, you can see the moment of the shelling of Belgorod. Initially, you can hear how at least three anti-aircraft guided missiles are being launched (according to the source, the attack was repelled by the Pantsir-S air defense missile system - ed.), after which a powerful explosion occurred in the central part of the city.

According to the governor of the Belgorod region Vyacheslav Gladkov, as a result of the incident there are at least four injured and three dead. At the same time, at least 50 private and multi-apartment residential buildings have partial and complete destruction.

“Preliminary information at the moment: there is partial destruction of 11 apartment buildings along Mayakovsky, Michurin, Chumichov, Popov and Pavlov streets. And also at least 39 private residential buildings along Mayakovsky, Popov, Pavlov streets were partially destroyed, 5 of them completely. According to the victims: at the moment, four, 2 people were taken to the hospital: a man and a child of 10 years old. The man is now in critical condition. Two people were examined on the spot. All necessary medical assistance is provided. At the moment, there is information about three dead., - said the governor of the Belgorod region Vyacheslav Gladkov.

In other video frames, the explosion can be seen from a closer distance. Moreover, it is noteworthy that the cloud of fire rose to a height of several tens of meters. This may indicate that the explosion occurred above ground level, however, whether this is due to interception or due to a special type of ammunition is still unknown.

So far, there are no official statements from the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation regarding the incident.