An explosive device was dropped on the roof of the House of Culture in the village of Dronovka, Kursk region, from an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU). This was announced on Saturday, April 1, by the head of the region Roman Starovoit.
“On Saturday night, the Armed Forces of Ukraine dropped an explosive device from a drone onto the roof of the House of Culture in the village of Dronovka, Glushkovsky District,” the regional governor wrote on his Telegram channel.
According to him, as a result of the incident, no one was injured, fragments “inflicted minor damage to the windows and facades of nearby buildings.”
A demining team is currently working at the scene of the incident.
On March 29, the head of Crimea, Sergei Aksyonov, announced that a UAV drone had been shot down in the Simferopol region. He noted that the drone fell into the field. There are no casualties or destruction.
Prior to that, on the night of March 21, drones were shot down in the Dzhankoy region in Crimea, and the air defense system also worked. As a result, one person was injured, Aksyonov informed. According to the head of the city of Dzhankoy, Igor Ivin, fragments of drones were found on two streets. In addition, a grocery store caught fire in the city center near the school.
Earlier, on March 15, Igor Demin, adviser to the president of the Transneft pipeline company, said that explosive devices had been found near the Druzhba oil pipeline in the Bryansk region. One explosive device turned out to be a plastic pipe with a diameter of 5 cm, the mass of the explosive was about 300–500 g. The bodies of the devices, according to Demin, could collapse from hitting the ground when falling from drones. Demin also added that another device was dropped from a drone.
In a number of regions of Russia, since October 19 last year, an average level of response has been introduced: in the Republic of Crimea, Voronezh, Kursk, Belgorod, Bryansk, Rostov regions and the Krasnodar Territory.
Russia’s special operation to protect Donbass, whose residents refused to recognize the results of the 2014 coup d’état in Ukraine, continues. The decision to hold it was made against the backdrop of the aggravated situation in the region due to increased shelling by Ukrainian troops.