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FACTBOX: What we know about Ukrainian drone attack against facilities in Tatarstan

According to the reports, the attack on the hostel injured seven people, including two 17-year-old minors

MOSCOW, April 2. /TASS/. Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) attacked facilities in Yelabuga and Nizhnekamsk in Tatarstan in the Volga area. According to the latest data, seven individuals, including two minors, were injured in the attack.

This is the first attack by Ukrainian unmanned aerial vehicles against facilities on the territory of Tatarstan.

TASS has gathered key facts about the Ukrainian drone attack.

How it happened

- Two UAVs attacked a hostel building in the Alabuga special economic zone at 5:45 a.m., the press office of the special economic zone reported. The drones "were outfitted with NATO equipment," the press office said in a statement.

- Another drone attempted to attack an oil refinery in Nizhnekamsk located at a distance of about 1,200 km from the border with Ukraine. As the local authorities reported, the UAV was neutralized by an electronic warfare system and did not explode.

Casualties and consequences

- The attack on the hostel injured seven people, including two 17-year-old minors. All of them, as the unified operations control service told TASS, were students of the Alabuga Polytech educational center.

- According to available information, all the injured persons sustained mild or moderate injuries. Reports said that three people had been hospitalized and "are undergoing a medical examination."

- No one was injured in the drone attack on the Nizhnekamsk refinery. Nizhnekamsk and Nizhnekamsk District Head Ramil Mullin told TASS that "no damage was incurred."

- The press office of Tatarstan Head Rustam Minnikhanov also said that the technological process at the enterprises attacked by the drones was not disrupted.

Similar cases

- The Ukrainian military regularly attempts to attack facilities on Russian soil with UAVs, in particular, in the regions located at a large distance from the border with Ukraine.

- Last month alone, the Kiev regime attempted attacks at facilities in the Nizhny Novgorod Region (March 1 and 12), St. Petersburg and the Leningrad Region (March 2 and 12), the Ryazan Region (March 13), the Samara Region (March 16 and 23), the Yaroslavl Region (March 17 and 31), the Moscow Region (March 17) and the Saratov Region (March 20). The Ukrainian military also shells borderline Russian regions and regions located close to the engagement line.