Stash of Russian land mines uncovered in Donetsk region
15:00, 11 May 2016

Stash of Russian land mines uncovered in Donetsk region

Land mines banned since 1997 as per Ottawa Treaty

15:00, 11 May 2016

Ukraine’s law enforcers discovered an arms cache near Toretsk, Donetsk region. There was an AK assault rifle with 300 rounds to it, two anti-tank grenades for RPG-7 grenade launcher, MON-50 anti-personnel mine, F-1 and RGN hand grenades, as well as grenades for under-barrel grenade launcher. “The well-disguised cache was located near Ukrainian positions, and the weapons could be used for armed provocations and the conflict escalation in the area”, Ukraine’s Security Service reported.

Workers of the Security Service also reported that fighters of Aidar volunteer battalion found a badly damaged Russian tank; the enemy left it behind in Volnovakha district, Donetsk region. More anti-personnel mines were spotted near the tank.

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