Drone detected near military unit building in Donetsk region

Source : 112 Ukraine

The shift spotted a drone in the evening of November 7; the man who guided the drone was detained
16:50, 8 November 2018

State Border Guard Service of Ukraine

drone flight was observed not far from the military unit building in Bakhmut city, Donetsk region. The mobile group of the military unit detained a man who was driving it and passed him to the officers of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) from the Joint Forces Operation. The press service of the Defense Ministry of Ukraine reported this on Thursday evening.

The shift spotted a drone about 8 p.m. on November 7, and a mobile group was sent to the possible place of the drone's launch.

Related: OSCE drone takes fire in occupied Donbas

'During the tracking operation, we succeeded to detain a man in a car; he was driving the drone. Two drones, a laptop and devices for driving drones were found in the car. The suspect, the car and technical means were passed to the officers of the SBU from the Joint Forces Operation,' the message said.

The Defense Ministry reminds that the drones spotted above the military units and locations of the military departments, the bases, depots and arsenals - or at least near them - will be downed without warning; the people involved in such incidents will be detained and held responsible in accordance with the legislation of Ukraine.

Related: OSCE drone lost in occupied Donbas

On November 5, Ukrainian military reported second unauthorized flight of a drone near its ammo depot over the last 48 hours.

Earlier, the operation of the unmanned aerial vehicle was recorded in a restricted area over one of the arsenals of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, as the press office of the Ministry of Defense reported. It is added that the administration of the facility has reinforced the duty shifts of the security of the arsenal, mobile patrols thoroughly examined the territory adjacent to the military unit.


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