Train traffic halted in shelled Belgorod region

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Train traffic halted in shelled Belgorod region
Train traffic halted in shelled Belgorod region
14 October, 10:03IncidentsPhoto: Медиахолдинг1Mi
On the territory of the Belgorod region, the movement of trains had to be suspended: during the shelling of the air defense system, missiles were shot down in the area of the Novooskolsky district, fragments of shells fell near the railway.

This is reported by " Kommersant " with reference to the statement of the Belgorod Governor Vyacheslav Gladkov.

Rocket debris damaged power lines, authorities said. After that, the movement of trains in the emergency section was suspended.

“We are waiting for emergency teams. I am sure that they will rectify the situation very quickly and traffic will be restored," Gladkov said.

No one was hurt during the incident, he said.

Shelling on the territory of the border Belgorod region has been recorded regularly since the start of the Russian military operation in Ukraine. The day before, a shell hit an apartment building, a school, a customs office, and an ammunition depot were damaged.

At the same time, there are reports of shelling of Ukrainian cities. Since October 10, an air raid alert has been regularly announced on the territory of the republic. In Kiev and Kharkov, the movement of trains in the metro had to be stopped, and the subway platforms were turned into bomb shelters .

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