A family from the Kharkiv region was killed in Belgorod the head of the amalgamated territorial community

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KATERYNA TYSHCHENKOSUNDAY, 3 JULY 2022, 17:45

In Belgorod, Russia, as a result of actions caused by Russian service members, a family from the village of Tsupivka, Derhachi district, Kharkiv Oblast, was killed on Sunday night.

Source: Chairman of the Derhachi territorial community Vyacheslav Zadorenko on Facebook, governor of the Belgorod region of the Russian Federation Vyacheslav Gladkov in a video on Telegram

Quote from Zadorenko: "Last night, as a result of actions caused by Russian service members, the Koptelov family from Tsupivka was killed in the city of Belgorod – three people, including a small child."

Details: The chairman of the amalgamated territorial community said that this information was received from "internally displaced persons."

"Residents of Tsupivka and other occupied settlements were forced to flee the war through Russia to European countries by any available means. Unfortunately, as we can see, Russia is also destroying our people on their territory," he said.

At the same time, the governor of the Belgorod region of the Russian Federation Vyacheslav Gladkov said that on Sunday night, allegedly as a result of hitting the remains of a Ukrainian missile in Belgorod, four people were killed, including three citizens of Ukraine and one citizen of the Russian Federation. Four people were also injured, including a child.

Gladkov claims that Ukraine allegedly struck three unguided Tochka-U missiles, and they were shot down, but the partially destroyed missile fell on a residential area.

Although earlier investigators found out that in a high-rise building in Belgorod part of the Russian Pantsir missile defence system hit but Ukraine does not have such weapons.

Background: On Sunday night, Gladkov reported explosions in Belgorod. According to him, the air defence system worked.

Subsequently, Gladkov said that three people were killed and four were injured. There is the partial destruction of 11 apartment buildings. At least 39 private residential buildings were partially destroyed, five of them completely.