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Truck turns over in Russia's Vladivostok while carrying AA missile system

KamAZ driver could have lost control over the vehicle because of the bad road surface; no actual reason for the road accident has been released so far
13:31, 11 March 2019

Van with AA system turns over in Vladivostok, Russia
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A road traffic accident took place in Vladivostok, Russia's Far East. A KamAZ truck, with the AA missile system on the top of it, slid off the road and turned over. Interfax news agency reported.

The accident occurred on Patrokl-Sedanka highway. The local media say KamAZ turned over because the driver could have lost control over the vehicle. The reason was, apparently, the bad road surface. However, no actual reason for the road accident has been released so far. 

KamAZ carried Pantsir-S missile system.

Related: Ukraine needs high-precision missile weapons, - Poroshenko

Russia has deployed a missile brigade with 12 Iskander-M missile systems 250 km away from the Ukrainian border. These missiles may have nuclear warheads set on them. Defense Ministry representative Oleksiy Chornobai said as Unian reports. On December 11, 2018, Fox News reported that Russia had deployed Iskander missile launchers in Krasnodar, providing satellite images. "A missile brigade was deployed in the area of Krasnodar (250 km away from the border with Ukraine), armed with Iskander-M missile systems (12 launchers)," the Defense Ministry of Ukraine said. Iskander-M is capable of carrying both conventional and nuclear warheads; its effective range makes 310 miles. 

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