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State of emergency in parts of Russia's Voronezh region after Ukraine drone attack

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 A state of emergency was introduced in parts of Russia's Voronezh region after a Ukrainian drone attack sparked a warehouse fire.

A woman removes broken glass next to a damaged multi-storey apartment block following a reported drone attack in Voronezh, Russia January 16, 2024. Reuters

 A state of emergency was introduced in parts of Russia's Voronezh region after a Ukrainian drone attack sparked a warehouse fire, the governor of the western region bordering Ukraine said on Sunday.

"There were no casualties," Alexander Gusev said on the Telegram messaging app, adding that some residents in the Podgorensky district of the region were being evacuated.

"Detonation of explosive objects continues."

Reporting by Lidia Kelly

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