Drone damages cable, fence at Russia’s Belgorod airfield

Drone damages cable, fence at Russia’s Belgorod airfield

An "aircraft-type" drone carrying an explosive device hit the perimeter of an airfield near Belgorod.

This is reported by Ukrinform with reference to the Baza Telegram channel.

"An aircraft-type UAV carrying an unidentified explosive device fell near the fence of the (Belgorod-based, - ed.) Shukhov Airport and exploded. There are no casualties. The airport is currently shut down. The explosion damaged the fence and the signal cable," the report said.

Read also: Ukrainian forces shoot down two Russian drones near border

According to Astra TG channel, the drone fell on the airport fence around 16:30 local time on April 10.

The said airport has not accepted civilian flights since Russia’s full-scale incursion into Ukraine.

Over the past few months, a number of incidents involving drones were reported in Belgorod and other regions of the Russian Federation bordering Ukraine, as well as in other Russian areas.

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