Mar 2, 2024, 2:15 PM

Ukraine drone attack hits Saint Petersburg

Ukraine drone attack hits Saint Petersburg

TEHRAN, Mar. 02 (MNA) – Local media in Russia have released a video of a crash of a drone on an apartment bloc in the city of Saint Petersburg.

A powerful blast rocked the Russian city of St. Petersburg early on Saturday when a drone crashed into an apartment block, local media have reported. City authorities have confirmed “an incident” took place and that an evacuation was underway, Russia Today reported.

According to local outlet Fontanka, the explosion occurred in the northern part of the city, and the facade of a residential block was “seriously damaged.”

St. Petersburg Mayor Alexandr Beglov declined to say whether it was a drone strike.

“There have been no casualties. The balcony windows of two buildings were partially damaged. Residents of the affected apartments have been evacuated,” he wrote on Telegram, adding that police and emergency services were working at the scene.

The press service of the St. Petersburg Health Committee later reported that six people sought medical help following the incident.


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