Arms cache found in Donetsk region: Grenades and over 3,000 cartridges of various calibers

Source : 112 Ukraine

The weapons and ammunition were left behind by a local militant of the so-called "Donetsk People's Republic"
14:56, 1 September 2021

Arms cache, Donetsk region, September 2021
Security Service of Ukraine

Ukrainian law enforcers found an arms cache left behind by a militant of the self-styled DNR, "Donetsk People's Republic". Press office of the Security Service of Ukraine reported that on September 1.

According to the investigation team, one of the DNR militants kept the weaponry and ammunition in his own house in Mariinka village, not far from the division line. The law enforcers conducted a search, seizing almost 3,000 cartridges of various calibers, sixteen hand grenades of various kinds, a fuse for RGN hand grenade, 12 rounds for grenade launchers of various kinds, three 23 × 152 mm artillery shells, and two detonators for artillery shells.

The seized weapons were handed over for further expertise.

Related: Huge arms cache discovered in Mariupol, - Prosecutor General's Office

In April, workers of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) revealed an arms cache of Russian militants in the Luhansk region. Press office of the SBU reported that on Tuesday. "The SBU found a stashed arsenal with weapons and ammunition that belonged to the saboteur of illegal armed formations who is on the wanted list. Among the seized stuff, [the SBU found] combat elements of Konkurs, the anti-tank missile launcher", the message said. The cache was hidden in the yard of a living house in Pryvillia town, Luhansk region. The arsenal included 60 rocket-propelled grenades, two anti-tank rocket-propelled grenades RPG-22, two anti-tank grenades, a hand grenade, combat elements of grenade launchers, and a large number of cartridges of various calibers.

Related: Arms cache found in Luhansk region, - Security Service of Ukraine

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