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Drone attack on Russia’s Pskov airport

An airport in the city of pksovin the northwest of Russiawas the target of a drone attack, the regional governor reported this Wednesday.

He Ministry of Defence is repelling a drone attack on the pskov airport”, wrote the regional governor Mikhail Vedernikov on social networks, along with a video of a large fire with sounds of explosions and sirens in the background.

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There was no immediate reaction from the ministry. According to the state news agency TASS, four heavy transport planes have been damaged.

Vedernikov said he was at the scene of the attack. “According to preliminary information, there are no victims.”, he assured.

TASS, citing air traffic services, said the airspace around Moscow’s Vnukovo airport was closed.

Pskov is located about 800 kilometers from the Ukrainian border. The region of the same name borders Latvia and Estoniatwo former Soviet republics now within the European Union.

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The region of pskov it had already been the target of drone strikes in May.

In recent weeks, Moscow and other regions of Russia have come under drone strikes from Ukraine after they kyiv bet to return the conflict to the territory of his enemy.

Source: Elcomercio

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