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Security Service seize Russian ammo in Donetsk region
18:48, 1 April 2017
Security Service seize Russian ammo in Donetsk region

PMN-2, the Russian-made anti-personnel mine, is strictly forbidden by an international convention, - SBU’s press department

18:48, 1 April 2017

82 mm mine, made in Russia
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Workers of the SBU, Ukraine’s state security service found Russian-made ammunition in Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine. According to the press department of the law enforcement agency, the SBU found a PMN-2, the anti-personnel mine.

The item was discovered near Taramchuk village. The pyrotechnical team successfully disposed of the explosive device.

One of the international conventions says it is prohibited to use, accumulate and store such kind of ammunition. Abiding by the convention, Ukraine destroyed all such mines on its territory in 2012.

PMN-2 anti-personnel mine, made in Russia
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Another SBU unit found fins of an 82 mm mine near Maryinka. Having considered the ‘76-6-93’ marking on the shell, experts surmised that the mine could have been fired by Russian regular army.  

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