Officers of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU), Ukrainian servicemen, and the police found a stash of ammo produced in Russia in the Donbas conflict zone, according to the press service of the SBU.
The stash was hidden close to the contact line, and there were a MON-50 and OZM-72 mines inside, as well as a mine fuse MVE-72 and three anti-personnel mines PMN-2,” the statement says.
According to the experts, the marking and the year of production confirm that the ammunition was produced in Russia.
According to the information of the SBU, the mines were to be used by the “DNR” subversion groups against the civilians and the Ukrainian soldiers.
This October the UN informed that the Donbas area is one of the most mined in the world. At the same time, Ukraine ranks first in the world as to the number of those who died in a mine explosion.