Ukrainian Security Service found stash of ammo produced in Russia in Donbas

Source : 112 Ukraine

There were mine and fuses for them in the stash
13:39, 16 December 2017


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.

Related: Klimkin: Russia trying to change tactics on Donbas and break away from all formats of negotiations

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.

Related: France called on Russia to influence separatists for cease-fire in Donbas

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