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Russia claims Ukrainian drone struck residential building in Kursk, no injuries

by The Kyiv Independent news desk August 27, 2023 12:46 PM 1 min read
This photo released by Russian Kursk Oblast Governor Roman Starovoyt allegedly shows a residential building in the city of Kursk that was damaged by a drone on Aug. 27, 2023. (Photo: Roman Starovoyt/Telegram)
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The governor of Russia's Kursk Oblast, Roman Starovoyt, claimed that a drone flew into a residential building in the city of Kursk on Aug. 27.

According to the Russian official, nobody was hurt.    

Starovoyt published photos that show minor damage caused to the building.

Earlier on Aug. 27, Russian defense officials reported explosions in the city of Kursk, saying that local air defenses were working.

Russia blamed Ukraine for conducting overnight attacks with fixed-wing drones.

Kyiv hasn't reacted to the accusations.

Meanwhile, on the same night, Russian planes attacked Ukraine with cruise missiles. Ukraine reported bringing down four of them. No direct hits were reported.

However, missile fragments struck 10 residential homes in Kyiv Oblast and injued two people.

From Moscow to Novorossiysk: The list of attacks on Russian soil
On the morning of Aug. 4, the residents of the Russian city of Novorossiysk woke to a 112-meter-long Navy ship being towed back to port after it was hit by a drone attack on the Black Sea overnight. While the Russian Defense Ministry claimed there were no casualties or damage,
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