Russian guards attacked in Kursk region
In the city of Sudzha, Kursk region, which is located near the border with Ukraine, armed men attacked the National Guard. They managed to escape, injuring at least one of the members of the National Guard. Interception plan announced
In the Kursk region, the National Guard was attacked, TASS reported, citing a source in law enforcement agencies, as well as the Mash and Baza Telegram channels. Telegram channels write that the attack was carried out by “Ukrainian saboteurs”. The attack took place in the city of Sudzha, which is located about 10 km from the Russian-Ukrainian border.
According to Mash, the incident occurred at a checkpoint near the bypass road— the officers tried to stop the suspicious Gazel, and opened fire from there. Baza writes that the National Guard was informed about armed men, the agency staff found them in the forest near Sudzha, where there was a clash between them and the National Guard. Both men fled.
According to preliminary data, there is at least one wounded, there is no information about his condition. Plan “Interception” announced.
Later, the administration of the Kursk region confirmed the information about the attack in the Sudzhansky district, indicating that one person was wounded. “A search is underway for suspects. Please remain calm and vigilant,— the authorities said.
RBC asked the press service of the Central District of the National Guard Troops for comment.
The “yellow” has been operating in the Kursk region since mid-April ; (high) level of terrorist threat. The regime is regularly extended, now it is valid until September 22. At the end of May, the Ministry of Defense sent additional forces and weapons to the region to ensure security.
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Since the beginning of the military operation in Ukraine, the authorities of the Russian regions bordering it have repeatedly reported attacks and shelling, as well as sabotage or attempts by the Ukrainian side. In mid-August, the FSB reported blowing up six power transmission towers that lead to the Kursk nuclear power plant. According to the department, “Ukrainian saboteurs” were behind this. The incident led to a “violation of the technological process of the operation of the nuclear power plant,” the FSB said. Pinery. There were no casualties as a result of the collapse; freight trains walked along the branch line. The governor of the Kursk region, Roman Starovoit, later said that the incident was a sabotage.
Two weeks later, the FSB reported that a local resident was detained in the region, preparing explosions in crowded places. The FSB believes that he acted in agreement with the special services of Ukraine. The purpose of the attacks was to “destabilize the situation”, as well as pressure on the authorities to stop the special operation in Ukraine, the FSB said.
In early August, Starovoit announced an attempted sabotage at the local airfield, where military aircraft are based.
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