Russian apartment building attacked by alleged drones from Ukrainian forces: state media

A drone crashed into an apartment building in St. Petersburg Saturday morning, according to Russian state news agency RIA Novosti.

The local state news agency said that Ukrainian forces had damaged the apartment building.

Two buildings were damaged in St. Petersburg's Krasnogvardeisky district following the alleged attack.

Photos from the dilapidated-looking apartment complex showed large craters on the building's exterior.

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The local media said that six apartment residents were injured by the explosion, and they were transported to the hospital. 

St Petersburg Governor Alexander Beglov said that residents were forced to evacuate.

Local residents told Reuters that they heard a "pop" and a "blaze."

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"I first heard a whistle, because I had just opened the window, then a pop, a blaze and a full apartment of smoke, the window flew out," local resident Elena told Reuters. 

She said this happened after 7:00 a.m. local time.

The state newspaper's report came after Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that eight people were killed in a Russian drone attack in Odesa, Russia.

Zelenskyy identified the youngest victims of the attack as four-month-old Tymofiy and Mark, aged two.

Odesa regional Gov. Oleh Kiper said the Shahed Russian drone was shot down by Ukrainian air defenses, but the falling debris hit the apartment building on Saturday.

Reuters and the Associated Press contributed to this report.

Jake Paul earns second-straight first-round victory, calls out Canelo Alvarez: 'I'm the face of this sport'

Jake Paul predicted a second-round knockout on Saturday night - he was too generous.

The YouTuber turned boxer earned a first-round victory over Ryan Bourland on Saturday night in Puerto Rico (he was accurate in his sub-six-minute victory).

Paul clearly wanted to get things over with early, striking early and connected on a hard shot to the ribs - Bourland's left side was clearly red after the blow.

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But shortly after, Paul took it a step further, piecing up Bourland in the face and making the former Golden Gloves champion dazed.

Bourland couldn't even return with any jabs, going in straight self-defense mode. But it wasn't enough.

Trapping him in the corner, Paul threw a bunch of haymakers, and the referee called it a night. The fight lasted just two minutes and 37 seconds.

"I wanted it to be a little longer to give the fans some more time," he admitted post-fight. 

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Paul also told Fox News Digital earlier this week he was "pissed" that his previous fight also lasted less than one round.

Paul called himself "the face of this sport," rhetorically asking, "who's doing more for boxing than me?"

He probably would admit, though, he isn't the best yet - but he did call out someone in that category.

"Hey Canelo, stop ducking. I know you want it," he said, firing at current WBA, WBC, IBF, and WBO champion Canelo Alvarez.

It was Paul's ninth victory in his 10th professional fight, each of the last two having come against fellow boxers after fights against MMA fighters like Nate Diaz and Anderson Silva. His lone loss is to Tommy Fury, the brother of Tyson.

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