The center of Belgorod was blocked because of a man with a lighter in the form of a grenade
police officers Belgorod blocked the city center because of a man with a grenade in his hand. About it informs Telegram channel Mash.
Engineers were called to the scene of the incident. Then it turned out that the man was holding a dummy – a lighter, outwardly similar to an explosive device. Eyewitnesses told the channel that a passer-by handed the grenade, and the man was afraid that the grenade might turn out to be real.
All this time, the police kept the main street of Popov blocked, as a result of which traffic was paralyzed.
October 19 President Vladimir Putin introduced average level of response in eight located near Ukraine regions Russia — Crimea, Sevastopol, Krasnodar TerritoryBelgorod, Bryansk, Voronezh, Kursk and Rostov regions.
The average level of response implies the possibility of strengthening the protection of public order, the introduction of an increased level of security at energy facilities. In addition, residents of these regions may be resettled from the danger zone to ensure their safety. Local authorities can restrict traffic and conduct inspections.