The head of the Kursk region called the collapse of the railway bridge near the border a diversion

Partial collapse of the bridge structures at the 67th kilometer of the Sudzha railway— Pine forest in the Kursk region was a sabotage. This was announced by the governor of the region Roman Starovoit in Telegram.

«The information was confirmed, it was a sabotage, therefore a criminal case was opened»,— said the governor.

The collapse of the bridge occurred on May 1 at about 11:20, Starovoit reported earlier. According to him, there were no casualties as a result of the incident. The governor clarified that freight trains were moving along the railway line.

Russian Railways also explained that the section of the railway bridge was used for shunting work, it was not electrified. The situation did not affect the movement of trains, the company noted.

Suja— Pine forest belongs to the Moscow railway. The Sudzha station is located in the southwest of the Kursk region, about 16 km from the border with Ukraine in the Sumy direction, Sosnovy Bor— 20 km.

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