Arms cache with three man-portable flamethrowers discovered in Donetsk region

Source : 112 Ukraine

The Russian-made guns were found near Sloviansk, released from pro-Kremlin militants in summer 2014, - Ukraine’s Security Service
14:40, 19 June 2017

RPO-A Shmel launcher, 1
Security Service of Ukraine

A hidden stash with highly destructive anti-personnel weapons was found not far from Slovyansk, Donetsk region. Ukraine’s Security Service found three RPO-A Shmel man-portable rocket launchers ('Shmel' – Russian for 'Bumblebee'; manufacturers in Russia describe the weapon as a man-portable flamethrower, - 112 International).

‘The law enforcers seized three man-portable rocket launchers RPO-A Shmel from an arms cache, hidden in the abandoned building near Sloviansk. No weapon of this kind is produced in Ukraine,’ the agency reported.

Previously, Ukrainian special services found Shmel rocket launchers in the combat area in Donbas.

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