A building damaged by drones in a Russian region

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Two drones damaged a building administering an oil pipeline in the Pskov region of western Russia, the regional governor announced on Saturday, another incident in a series of attacks carried out on the ground in recent days. 

The explosion is the latest in a series of airstrikes in Russia in recent weeks.

“Early in the morning, an explosion damaged the administrative building of the oil pipeline near Litvinovo, in the Nevelsky district”, about ten kilometers from the border with Belarus, Governor Mikhail Vedernikov said.

< p>Soon after, he added that according to initial information, the building had been “damaged following an attack by two unmanned aerial vehicles”.

No casualties were reported. been reported and an investigation is ongoing.

According to unconfirmed reports published by Baza, a Russian media outlet on Telegram with sources in the secret service, the drones targeted the Transneft oil pumping station in Pskov .

Baza also reported a drone attack that targeted another oil station, in the northwest Tver region of Moscow.

In a statement, the regional government for its part simply mentioned “the fall of a drone” near the village of Erokhino, without causing any casualties. He gave no further details on the circumstances of the incident.

Finally, the Belgorod region, the target of a spectacular armed incursion from Ukraine earlier this week, suffered new strikes in a village near the border, according to a message from its governor Vyacheslav Gladkov on Telegram on Saturday.

The leader has not reported casualties at this stage.

These In recent weeks, reports of drone attacks in Russia have increased, usually in areas bordering Ukraine. 

On Friday, two drones damaged buildings in the center of the city of Krasnodar, in southern Russia.

Moscow has blamed Kyiv — and its Western backers — for the growing number of attacks and sabotage operations. In general, Ukraine denies these accusations.