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Residents of two villages on border with Ukraine in Belgorod region evacuated — governor

Both villages are now under additional protection, including this of Voluntary People’s Guard officers and Cossacks," Vyacheslav Gladkov reported

TASS, April 14. Residents of two villages in the Belgorod region, which are located in the border zone with Ukraine, were temporarily evacuated for safety reasons, the governor of the region Vyacheslav Gladkov reported.

"To ensure safety, residents were temporarily evacuated from the villages Bezymeno and Spodaryusheno. They are safe, under the head of the district’s control. I very much hope that they will be able to return to their homes as soon as possible. Both villages are now under additional protection, including this of Voluntary People’s Guard officers and Cossacks," he wrote in his Telegram channel.

A high terrorist threat level was declared in the Belgorod region on April 11. Since February 24, cases of falling shells from Ukraine were recorded in the region, as a result of which several people were injured, one person died.