Two explosions in the Belgorod region of Russia, no casualties reported

Two powerful explosions were heard in the southwestern Russian city of Belgorod prime hours on Monday morning, according to local news.

The Russian news agency “TASS” quoted a post on the Telegram platform of the regional governor, Vyacheslav Gladkov, saying: half an hour ago I woke up to the sound of two powerful explosions.

“According to the Crisis Response Center, there are no reports of casualties or damage,” Gladkov added, noting that “a series of photos showing a flash in the sky have been posted on social media.