Posted 22 февраля 2023,, 11:06

Published 22 февраля 2023,, 11:06

Modified 22 февраля 2023,, 15:08

Updated 22 февраля 2023,, 15:08

After the repeated shelling of Shebekino, the shopping center caught fire (VIDEO)

After the repeated shelling of Shebekino, the shopping center caught fire (VIDEO)

22 февраля 2023, 11:06
The governor of the Belgorod region Vyacheslav Gladkov reported the shelling of the city of Shebekino for the second time in a day. One of the shells hit a local shopping center, which led to a fire. Information about the victims was also received.

"The shelling of Shebekino. The shells hit the shopping center, causing it to catch fire. According to preliminary data, there is one victim. A man with shrapnel wounds was taken to the CRH", - Gladkov said on his Telegram channel.

The hospitalized person's condition is assessed as extremely serious. The governor said that all necessary assistance is being provided to the victim. Operational services arrived at the scene of the shelling, and rescuers have already started extinguishing the fire that broke out.

Later, the head of the region announced the elimination of the fire in the shopping center, where rescuers are already shedding and cooling structures. It also became known about the second victim.

"Another victim was taken to the CRH — a man with a concussion. The condition is of moderate severity," Gladkov said.

He added that during the repeated shelling, the roof of a private residential building was damaged. Operational services are working on site. Restoration work is underway.

According to the Belgorod edition "Bel.<url>", referring to eyewitnesses, the market area came under fire. According to local Telegram channels, a newsletter from the RSCHS about another shelling of the city came shortly after the governor's message about arrivals in the private sector of Shebekino.