MOSCOW, October 22. /TASS/. The number of people wounded in the shelling by the Ukrainian armed forces on the town of Shebekino, Belgorod Region, has risen to 12, while two civilians were killed, Vladimir Ikonnikov, health minister of the Belgorod Region, wrote on hos Telegram channel on Saturday.
"Today, as a result of the shelling of the town of Shebekino, 14 people were affected. Sadly, two of them had died before ambulances arrived. They are a man and a 14-year-old child," he wrote.
He added that five people were hospitalized, four of them are in critical condition.
Earlier, Belgorod Region Governor Vyacheslav Gladkov reported that nearly 15,000 people were cut off from energy supplies after the shelling and a fire broke out at civilian facilities. Gladkov said that the fire had already been extinguished, and energy workers also reported that power supplies had been restored to all consumers.