MOSCOW, April 14. /TASS/. A state of emergency has been declared in the Klimovsky district of Russia’s Bryansk region where eight people suffered wounds and over 100 homes were damaged in Ukrainian shelling, according to an order issued by the district’s head.
"A state of emergency is hereby declared in the Klimovsky district <...> until further notice. Response activities are to be held at the local level," the document reads.
The Ukrainian Armed Forces shelled the Klimovo settlement in Russia’s Bryansk region earlier on Thursday. An official from the district operations control center told TASS that two shell hits had been recorded. Eight people, including a pregnant woman and a child, suffered wounds in the attack. The child and another wounded woman are said to be in severe condition. Besides, 100 private houses were damaged in the shelling and two homes burned down. On Wednesday, the Noviye Yurkovichi checkpoint in the Klimovsky district came under Ukrainian mortar fire. The checkpoint remains operational.