Explosions thundered in Belgorod - at least 50 residential buildings were destroyed

A series of explosions thundered in Belgorod.

At about 3 o'clock in the morning a series of explosions thundered on the territory of Belgorod. As a result of claps of unknown origin, at least 50 houses and buildings were destroyed. According to the governor of the Belgorod region, there are at least 4 victims, as well as three dead.

Information about the explosions on the territory of Belgorod was reported tonight by the governor of the region. According to the latter, the cause of the explosions could be the work of air defense systems, however, Gladkov did not specify whether this was due to destruction.

“Half an hour ago, a series of loud noises was heard in Belgorod. A private residential building on Mayakovsky Street, 23 is on fire. All operational services are working on the spot. There are three victims. They have already been taken to the hospital, all the necessary medical care is being provided. The causes of the incident are being investigated, presumably the air defense system worked.- said the governor of the Belgorod region Vyacheslav Gladkov.

Subsequently, it turned out that as a result of the explosions, at least 50 residential buildings were partially and completely destroyed. In particular, it reports the partial destruction of 11 multi-apartment residential buildings, as well as the partial and complete destruction of at least 39 private residential buildings. To date, it is known that at least four people were injured, and three more died.

“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 there are four of them, 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.- сообщил Vyacheslav Gladkov.

The reason for such serious destruction by Gladkov has not yet been named.